Whitewater softball team advances at DIII World Series
UW-Whitewater's softball team kept its national title hopes alive Saturday.
Jo Jablonski had a home run and drove in three runs to lead Whitewater to a 5-0 win over East Texas Baptist in an elimiation game of the Division III Softball Championship.
Whitewater (32-11) plays Tufts University at 3:30 p.m. today.
The Warhawks scored two runs in the bottom of the second. Paige Evangelista tripled with one out and scored on Jablonski's second home run of the tournament. Samie Seamon added a solo shot in the fourth to make it 5-0.
Bekka Houda went the distance to get the win. Houda allowed only five hits and walked two.
WHITEWATER 5, EAST TEXAS BAPTIST 0
East Texas Baptist 000 000 0—0 4 0
UW-Whitewater 021 200 x—5 8 0
Parker, Hank (4) and Westbrook; Houda and Schobert.
Leading hitters—Garcia (ET) 2x3, Jablonski (W) 2x3, Seamon (W) 2x3. 2B—McGrail (W). 3B—Evangelista (W). HR—Jablonski (W), Seamon (W).
SO—Parker 3, Hank 4, Houda 1. BB—Parker 2, Hank 1, Houda 2.