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College Softball: Ridgewater 3-1 at Florida

COCOA BEACH, Fla. -- Ridgewater went 3-1 over the weekend to start the season in four of six games scheduled to be played in Florida.

The Lady Warriors will play two more games today before returning home.

Ridgewater clobbered Henry Ford 28-0 in its first game on Saturday, then blanked Itasca 6-0. On Sunday, the lady Warriors were blanked by Kalamazoo 11-0 before edging Rock Valley 2-1.

Brandi Bodin had seven hits and nine RBI ames for the Lady Warriors. Emily Roelike had five hits and five RBI. Kristin Kahle picked up two wins and did not allow an earned run over 10 innings. Jodi Merritt also pitched a shutout.

Results Saturday

Ridgewater 28, Henry Ford 0

Ridgewater plated 21 runs in the third inning. Brandi Bodin went 3-for-3, including a double and a triple, scored four runs and drove in six. Brooke Henderson was 3-for-3 with four runs scored and five RBI. Emily Roeilike had two hits and drove in three runs.

Kristin Kahle worked three innings for the win, allowing no hits and one walk, while striking out four.

Henry Ford......00 0 00 -- 0 1 1

Ridgewater......16(21) 0x --28 13 0

HITTING - Henry Ford: Lisa Howard 1-for-2 ... Ridgewater: Tiffany Volk 1-for-2, 2 runs; Kristin Kahle 1-for-1, 3 runs, 4 rbi; Brandi Bodin 3-for-3, 4 runs, 2b, 3b, 6 rbi; Emily Roelike 2-for-4, 3 runs, 2b, 3 rbi; Kim Brill 1-for-1, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Brooke Henderson 3-for-3, 4 runs, 2b, 5 rbi; Molly Anderson 1-for-1; Christie Clanton 1-for-4, 4 runs, 4 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Henry Ford: Jenne McMath (L) 3-13-28-24-18-0, Kim Gray 1-0-0-0-0-1 ... Ridgewater: Kristin Kahle (W) 3-0-0-0-1-4, Molly Anderson 1-1-0-0-1-0, Jazmine Peterson 1-0-0-0-2-0

Ridgewater 6, Itasca 0

Kristin Kahle went the distance on a five-hitter, walking one and striking out five.

Brandi Bodin had a run-scoring single in the third and a two-run triple in the seventh, finishing 2-for-4. Chris-tie Clanton went 3-for-4 and drove in a run and Emily Roelike was 2-for-4, scored three runs and drove in two.

Ridgewater.......002 030 1 -- 6 9 1

Itasca...............000 000 0 -- 0 5 2

HITTING - Ridgewater: Nicole Blizil 1-for-3; Tiffany Volk 1-for-3; Brandi Bodin 2-for-4, 3b, 3 rbi; Emily Roelike 2-for-4, 3 runs, 2 rbi; Christie Clanton 3-for-4, rbi ... Itasca: Kathy Ackman 1-for-3; Emma Nelson 1-for-3; Breanna Rosenow 1-for-3; Cassie Clark 1-for-3; Brooke Geisler 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Kristin Kahle (W) 7-5-0-0-1-5 ... Itasca: Emma Nelson (L) 7-9-6-4-0-9

Results Sunday

Kalamazoo 11, Ridgewater 0

The Lady Warriors managed only two hits in the game, singles by Jodi Merritt and Kim Brill.

Ridgewater..........000 00 -- 0 2 3

Kalamazoo..........700 4x --11 14 0

HITTING - Ridgewater: Jodi Merritt 1-for-2; Kim Brill 1-for-2 ... Kalamazoo: Steph Grabmeyer 2-for-2, rbi; Katie Doorlog 2-for-4, grand-slam HR, 4 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Jazmine Peterson (L) 32/3-14-11-9-6-0, Molly Anderson 1/3-0-0-0-0-0 ... Kalamazoo: Sarah Heath (W) 5-2-0-0-1-4

Ridgewater 2, Rock Valley 1

Jodi Merritt went the route for the win, allowing five hits. She walked three and struck out one.

Brandi Bodin was 2-for-2. Nicole Blizil had a two-run single in the fourth inning for the two Ridgewater runs. Christie Clanton led off with a walk, Bodin singled and both runners moved up on a wild pitch before Blizil's two-out hit to right-center field.

Ridgewater......000 200 0 -- 2 5 2

Rock Valley......100 000 0 -- 1 5 2

HITTING - Ridgewater: Nicol Blizil 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Brandi Bodin 2-for-2; Emily Roelike 1-for-4; Christie Clanton 1-for-2 ... Rock Valley: Alexys Cleaver 3-for-3; Jennifer Repp 1-for-3; Kylee Morris 1-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Jodi Merritt (W) 7-5-1-0-3-1 ... Rock Valley: Vanessa Krull (L) 7-5-2-2-1-4