ALBION, Mich. – Albion College played its first softball games on its new Dempsey Field at the Davis Athletic Complex Wednesday, losing both ends of a non-league doubleheader against Defiance College by scores of 10-0 and 6-2.
Albion, now 6-12 overall, will turn its attention to its first Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association doubleheader of the season, set for 1 o'clock Saturday against Alma College at Dempsey Field.
Jackie Hartman hit a grand slam in the first inning and the Yellow Jackets were off and running. Hartman also lifted a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, giving her five runs batted in for the game. Marisa Guyton and Megan Warren also drove in two runs apiece.
Albion trailed 4-2 in the fifth when Madison McConnell drew a bases loaded walk.
Hoffsis and Savannah Spring produced two hits apiece.
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