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LWC Softball finishes RU in 2015 NAIA World Series

Blue Raiders forced the "if necessary" game but eventually fell in the title game 10-0 to Auburn-Montgomery. Lindsey Wilson had the most successful season in program history in 2015, setting a new program record for wins in a season at 53, setting a school record with 33-consecutive wins and advancing to the program's first-ever national title game.

By Charles Balcom
News from Lindsey Wilson College

SIOUX CITY, IOWA - The 2015 Lindsey Wilson softball season came to end on Thursday night, May 28, 2015, in the National Championship Game of the 2015 NAIA Softball World Series.



The Blue Raiders (53-8) took the first game of the evening 3-0 to force the "if necessary" national title game, but then just ran out of steam eventually falling to Auburn-Montgomery (Ala.) 10-0 in the finale.

Chelsea Showers provided a pair of RBI doubles and Travatia Bowden added a solo home run in game one for the Blue Raider offense.

Senior pitcher Jordan Hood was masterful in game one tossing a complete-game three-hit shutout with three strikeouts and just one walk, retiring a string of 14-straight batters en route to the 3-0 win.

But in game two, the WarHawks were finally able to start connecting with the ball, while Lindsey Wilson struggled as they faced two-time World Series MVP Cassie Jones of AUM in the circle.

Auburn-Montgomery eventually pulled away


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LWC senior Andrea Whelan at bat, 2015 NAIA World Series



2015-05-31 - Elizabeth & Irving Jensen Softball Complex, 1501 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA - Photo Lindsey Wilson College photo. Andrea Whelan from Rineyville, KY, North Hardin High School, at bat for Lindsey Wilson College in NAIA World Series championship game, Thursday, May 28, 2015. Lindsey Wilson lost in the final game 10-1 to Auburn Montgomery (AUM), after forcing an "if necessary" game with a 3-0 victory for AUM earlier in the day.
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