BALDWIN CITY, Kansas – The No. 7 seeded Baker University softball team ended its impressive run through the 2017 Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday afternoon, as they fell to No. 1 Grand View, 3-0, in an elimination game.
The Wildcats end its season with an overall record of 27-26 and sophomore standout pitcher Olivia Brees ends her season with exactly 300 strikeouts, which is now the Baker all-time record for strikeouts in a season.
Brees threw all seven innings for the 'Cats and allowed just two earned runs and struck out four batters.
The contest was a dual of the top two pitchers in the Heart. Claudia Farrell had an outstanding game for Grand View, as she too threw a complete game and struck out eight batters, while allowing just three hits.
Grand View scored one run in the first and two in the third to give the Vikings their 41st win of the season.