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Ball State meets senior center fielder Rachel Houck at homeplate after she hit a walk-off homerun during the second game of the double-header against Miami University on April 1 at the First Merchants Ballpark Complex. Ball State won the game 3-1. Emma Rogers // DN
BASEBALL

Ball State softball players earn spots on All-Conference teams

Now that Mid-American Conference league play has ended, the Ball State softball squad has more to celebrate than entering the MAC tournament seeded No. 5 with an overall record of 30-26 (14-10 MAC. They also have four players that have earned spots on All-Conference teams.  Junior second baseman Maddy Labrador became the 31st player in program history to be named First Team All-Mid-American Conference.


Freshman outfielder Kennedy Wynn runs to first base after a bunt during the second game of the double-header against Northern Illinois on April 4 at the Softball Field at the First Merchants Ballpark Complex. Ball State won 6-4, their sixth consecutive win. Emma Rogers // DN.
SOFTBALL

RECAP: Ball State softball vs. Toledo

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.


Junior outfielder Cadie O'Donnell prepares for her turn at bat during the second game of the double-header against Northern Illinois on April 4 at the Softball Field at the First Merchants Ballpark Complex. Ball State won the game 6-4. Emma Rogers // DN
SOFTBALL

RECAP: Ball State softball goes 2-0 in doubleheader vs. Ohio

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.


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