Mustangs win softball championship
London Community News
The Western Mustangs women’s softball team captured their second straight Canadian Collegiate Softball Association National Championship, beating Durham College 10-2 in five innings Monday (Oct. 9) in Regina.
Mustang pitcher Stacie Cox picked up the win to avenge Western’s only loss of the 2012 season after the lost to Durham 4-1 during the round robin of the championship tournament.
Prior to that one loss to Durham, the Mustangs unbeaten streak stretched over three seasons.
Western’s Kara Stirling was named the most valuable player of the tournament, striking out 17 batters over 10 innings in the circle for a 2.10 ERA on her way to picking up two wins. She also had a good tournament from the batters box, going 6-for-15 with five runs scored and collecting 15 RBIs.
Stirling, along with Mustang teammates Tricia Mackay in left field, catcher Tara Cress and Cox were all named to the tournament all-star team.
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