Softball

Saturday Feb 08
Softball TBA
vs. TBA
@ West Burlington, IA
Southeastern Dome Tournament

KCC Hocker tosses 4-hit shutout

KCC Hocker tosses 4-hit shutout
Sunday, 07 April 2019 08:18 Metro Sports Report 


Kirkwood freshman Erin Hocker tossed a four-hit shutout as the seventh-ranked Eagles blanked fifth-ranked Iowa Central, 4-0, in the first game of their ICCAC conference doubleheader at Kirkwood Saturday.

Iowa Central won the second game, 8-2.

Hocker struck out eight batters and walked only two in the 4-0 shutout. Lauren Klaahsen had two doubles for the Eagles to continue her hot hitting. Rachel Stewart, London Jackson and Klaahsen had RBIs.

Klaahsen socked a solo home run in the 8-2 loss in the nightcap.

The split left Kirkwood at 23-8 overall and 6-2 in the conference. Iowa Central is 23-8 overall and 4-4 in the league.

DMACC leads the conference with a perfect 10-0 record.

GAME 1

Iowa Central     000 000 0 - 0 4 1
Kirkwood         000 031 x - 4 5 0

Hocker and Butler. W - Hocker (12-5). 2B - Stewart, Klaahsen 2. RBI - Stewart, Jackson, Klaahsen. SF - Jackson. SB - Hulsebus.

GAME 2

Iowa Central     003 140 0 - 8 11 0
Kirkwood         001 100 0 - 2 4 2

Bouman, Hocker (5) and Barthelman, Butler (5). L - Bouman (10-3). HR - Klaahsen. RBI - Finn, Klaahsen. SB - Hulsebus, Barthelman.