FRANKLIN, IN. (April 14, 2017) – Franklin College softball split Friday's doubleheader with Calvin College winning the first game 6-2 but falling short in game two.
In Game 1, Alexis Tarver singled to centerfield and scored Monica Collins for an early 1-0 lead. Calvin answered in the second, tying the game at 1-1. The Grizzlies took the game over, scoring five runs in the bottom of the third to ultimately earn the victory.
Pitcher Bailey Lindamood (4-2) faced eight batters and gave up no runs earning the win for Franklin.
Franklin combined for six hits in Game 1.
Despite gaining an early lead and posting eight hits as a team, the Grizzlies couldn't overcome Calvin's 10 runs.
Franklin turns around for another doubleheader against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference's Bluffton University on the road Saturday starting at 1 p.m.