NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The St. Mary's (Ind.) Belles slowed the Manchester University offense on Tuesday afternoon en route to a doubleheader sweep of the Spartans. Manchester was limited to two runs across a pair of contests.
Game 1 – St. Mary's 3, Manchester 1 – Box Score
St. Mary's was able to scatter eight Manchester hits and limited the Spartans to one run in the opening game of Tuesday's doubleheader. Manchester fell by a narrow 3-1 decision.
Kendal Torrence (Lowell, Ind. / Lowell) and Corey Uetrecht (Leo, Ind. / Leo) had two hits apiece for Manchester. Torrence doubled twice and Uetrecht drove in the lone run of the ball game in the top of the 4th inning.
Game 2 – St. Mary's 3, Manchester 1 – Box Score
The Belles took the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader by an identical 3-1 final score.
Manchester got on the scoreboard first after tallying a run in the top of the 3rd inning. Miranda Boggs (Frankfurt, Ind. / Frankfurt) drove in the only Spartan run.
Alexis Mokos (Cedar Lake, Ind. / Hanover Central) went 2-3 at the plate.
The Spartans moved to 5-7 on the season. St. Mary's improved to 3-12. Manchester will play their 2019 Home Opener on Friday March 29 against Hope College. Friday's doubleheader will begin at 3:30 p.m.