Mustangs finish off Western New Mexico with 8-1 win in finale

MSU's Lauren Lindgren hits a 3-run HR to give MSU the lead over Western New Mexico in their 8-1 victory . / Source: KAuz
MSU's Lauren Lindgren hits a 3-run HR to give MSU the lead over Western New Mexico in their 8-1 victory . / Source: KAuz

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - Midwestern State earned its first season sweep in Lone Star Conference play Saturday afternoon following an 8-1 win over Western New Mexico in the series finale at Mustangs Park.
 
Midwestern State (17-20, 8-13 LSC) scored eight unanswered runs, beginning with a three-run home run by Lauren Lindgren in the second inning to give MSU a 3-1 advantage.
 
MSU added a run in the third on an RBI single to right field by Misty Muniz to score Taylor Mordecai who recorded a one-out double earlier in the frame.
 
Midwestern added a pair of runs in the fourth with Erin Knox plating two on a double to left center following a Lindgren single and a walk for Taylor Bermudes for a 6-1 lead.
 
In the fifth inning, an RBI bunt single for Jennifer Quintero and an error scored Muniz who led off the inning with a walk. MSU rounded out its scoring with a sacrifice fly by Carli Woolsey in the sixth to plate Mordecai.
 
Western New Mexico (1-34, 0-18 LSC) plated its lone run of the game in the first on an RBI single by Ariana Maldonado to score Linzy Granger.

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