Hillary Shelton Earns Win For Millikin

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Published on March 11 2013 7:40 pm
Last Updated on March 11 2013 7:40 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Millikin softball team defeated Marietta College 3-2 March 10 in Kissimmee, Fla. to open the 2013 season.

Lauren Kitterman (Bloomington, Downs Tri-Valley H.S.) got the win on the mound and Janet Ellis (Latham, Warrensburg Latham H.S.) provided the Millikin offense with a three-run homer.

The win was the first career coaching win for new Millikin Head Softball Coach Amber Dohlman. Millikin defeated Albion College in game two of the day 13-5.

Hillary Shelton (Beecher City, H.S.) earned the win on the mound with four innings pitched allowing one hit and one unearned run.  Shelton also had two RBIs. Cora Jeffers (Sherman, Williamsville H.S.) went 4-4 at the plate and Tess Strang (Urbana, Culver Academy) was 3-4 with four RBIs. Ellis was 2-3.