Right-handed pitcher junior Carolyn Wilmes cracked open Ball State's softball history book this afternoon by recording her first career no-hitter to lead the team to a 2-1 victory over Toledo (20-30, 8-9 MAC) in the first game of today's double-header.
In just three appearances last week, Ball State softball's Carolyn Wilmes recorded a 0.93 ERA in 15 innings of work, while holding opponents to a .185 batting average against her. The right handed pitcher was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Pitcher of the Week this afternoon for the first time in her career.
Ball State's pitching staff gave it their all in a double-header against Eastern Michigan today. Finishing out the day with a split, the Cardinals were handed their first loss at home.
Sophomore designated hitter Madison Lee had two of only four hits holding Ohio starting pitcher Danielle Stiene back from a complete-game shutout.
In a close battle between the two Mid-American Conference league leaders, Ball State softball (25-17, 9-1 MAC) went 2-0 in today's doubleheader against Ohio (25-10, 6-4 MAC). With a 3-2 victory over the Bobcats in the first game, and an extra-inning 3-2 victory in the second matchup, the Cardinals now hold an eight-game win streak and handed Ohio its first loss while at home this season. Junior right hander Carolyn Wilmes had a day on the mound, grabbing her 11th win for a complete game.