SALINA — McPherson College’s softball team picked a tough opponent to open the KCAC portion of the season with on Tuesday.
Expected powerhouse Kansas Wesleyan dealt Mac 12-3 and 17-0 losses as the Bulldogs are now 3-20 overall.
A seven-run KW fourth inning broke open what had been a competitive game in the opener. Amanda Darrow had two hits for the Bulldogs. Mallory Fowler took the loss.
The Bulldogs were held to one hit in the second game, a double by Emily Davis. Amanda Connell took the loss. The Coyotes, now 27-5 on the season, scored at least three runs in each of the first four innings.
The Bulldogs host Sterling on Saturday. First pitch is 1 p.m.
Mac (3) — Wedel 3-1-1-0, Davis 3-1-1-0, Lewis 3-0-1-1, Miller 3-0-1-1, Darrow 3-1-2-0, Moreno 2-0-0-0, Deckard 2-0-1-1, Donaldson 1-0-0-0, Lipton 2-0-0-0.
Mac (0) — Wedel 2-0-0-0, Davis 2-0-1-0, Lewis 2-0-0-0, Miller 2-0-0-0, Darrow 2-0-0-0, Bonney-Romero 1-0-0-0, Deckard 2-0-0-0, Donaldson 1-0-0-0, Lipton 1-0-0-0.