Washburn softball sweeps Fort Hays State on Senior Day

Washburn softball seniors Lauren Thimmesch (left) and Kristen Bell were honored on Saturday before their final home game at the Washburn Softball Complex.

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Washburn softball dominated both games of a doubleheader on Saturday against Fort Hays State. The Ichabods jumped out to a 6-0 lead in game one and ended up winning 6-2. Washburn also honored seniors Lauren Thimmesch (pitcher) and Kristen Bell (catcher) before game two.

The Ichabods scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning of game two as Haley Marsteller hit a two-out RBI triple to right field. Then the next batter, Bell, followed that up with a single to centerfield. Washburn tacked on five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to beat Fort Hays State 8-0 in five innings. Thimmesch allowed only one hit in game two.

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