Madonna Softball Makes History with Undefeated WHAC Season, Heads to Conference Tournament

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LIVONIA, MICH. – The #16 Madonna University Crusaders softball team capped off their regular season with a dominant doubleheader sweep against Concordia University, solidifying their place in history with an undefeated WHAC record (22-0). This marks only the second time in conference history a team has achieved a perfect season, the last being Siena Heights in 1993. 

Game 1: Crusaders Dominate from the Start

Maeson Schlaud delivered a remarkable performance on the mound in the first game, pitching a complete game with six strikeouts and allowing only four hits. The Crusaders' offense provided early support, scoring three runs in the opening inning. Their offensive dominance continued throughout the game, with 11 hits recorded by the team. 

Game 2: Offensive Explosion Secures Perfect Season

Jane Anderson took the mound for game two, striking out two batters while allowing just three hits in five innings. The Crusaders continued their offensive surge, with Mackenzie Ming hitting a record-tying ninth home run of the season. Jessica Dunkel also had a stellar performance, going 4-4 with two doubles. Schlaud closed out the game in the final inning, securing the Crusaders' historic WHAC season. 

Looking Ahead: 

The Crusaders will now set their sights on the WHAC conference tournament, where they will face Cleary University in their first round today, May 1st, at 4:00 pm in Sylvania, Ohio.

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