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DeDreu Sets New Hitting Record; Eagan Records 300th Win in Sweep of Hanover

DeDreu Sets New Hitting Record; Eagan Records 300th Win in Sweep of Hanover

(HANOVER, Ind.) -  The Thomas More University softball team swept the Hanover College Panthers today in a two-game series. With a win in game one, Head Coach Lindsay Eagan recorded her 300th career win and in game two, senior pitcher Alix DeDreu recorded her 207th career hit making her the All-Time Hit Leader in program history, passing former teammate Laura Finke, who set the record last season. The Saints won game one 6-1 and game two 10-3. With the wins, the Saints improve to 13-7 on the season. 

GAME 1

  • In the third inning, Andrea Gahan hit a solo home run to take a 1-0 lead. 
  • In the sixth inning, Morgan Wells doubled to left field, advancing Kenzi Dickerson to third and scoring Mary Beth Odom.
  • Elana Harrison grounded out to second base, advancing Wells to third and scoring Lindsey Meier, who pinch ran for Dickerson
  • Adrian Marquez moved to second on a wild pitch, scoring Wells.
  • Whitney Quillen reached on a bunt, moving Amanda Lloyd to second base, scoring Marquez.
  • DeDreu doubled down the right field line, moving Quillen to third and scoring Lloyd.

  • With the win, Head Coach Lindsay Eagan recorded her 300th win. 
  • Both DeDreu and Wells recorded a double in the game.
  • Gahan hit the lone home run in the game. 
  • Harrison, Wells, Odomand DeDreu all shared the team-high with two hits each. 
  • With her second hit in the game, DeDreu tied the all-time record for career hits at 206. 
  • DeDreu was on the mound for the Saints, facing 24 batters and striking out seven batters. 
  • The Saints led the Panthers 12-3 in hits. 


GAME 2

  • Hanover got on the board first, scoring in the first inning. 
  • Odom hit a solo home run in the second inning to tie the game at 1-1. 
  • DeDreu doubled to left center field, scoring Quillen in the third inning. 
  • Odom reached first on an error by the third baseman, scoring Gahan.
  • Dickerson singled to left field, scoring Odom.
  • Harrison doubled to left center field, moving Wells to third and scoring Dickerson for the fourth run of the third inning. 
  • Gahan hit a two-run home run over the left field fence, scoring Quillen in the process.
  • Odom hit another solo home run in the fourth inning to take an 8-1 lead.
  • In the sixth inning, Dickerson singled through the left side of the field, moving Odom to second and scoring Gahan.
  • Wells singled through the right side of the field, moving Dickerson to second and scoring Odom.

  • With her only hit in the game, DeDreu became the new All-Time Leading Hitter in Thomas More softball history with 207 hits. 
  • Odom led the team with three RBI's and two home runs. 
  • Gahan and Dickerson each recorded two RBI's.
  • QuillenDeDreu, Gahan, Harrison, and Lloyd all hit for a double in the game. 
  • Gahan went 3-4 at the plate, recording the team-high of three hits. 
  • Kianah Towe started on the mound in game two, facing 20 batters allowing three runs and striking out four batters.
  • Hannah Sprague took over for Towe, facing seven batters, allowing zero runs. 

  • The Saints remain on the road taking on Otterbein tomorrow in another doubleheader starting at 3 p.m.