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College softball: Bemidji State sweeps Bulldogs

Bemidji State swept Minnesota Duluth in an NSIC doubleheader Tuesday at Junction Avenue Field, largely due to the stellar efforts of senior pitcher Jessica Yost.

Bemidji State swept Minnesota Duluth in an NSIC doubleheader Tuesday at Junction Avenue Field, largely due to the stellar efforts of senior pitcher Jessica Yost.

Yost handed the Bulldogs (33-17 overall, 17-9 NSIC) their ninth shutout loss of the season in the opener, striking out 14 while allowing only four hits in a 5-0, complete-game victory. The senior hurler added 10 more strikeouts and give up just five hits in the second game, a 5-1 win for the Beavers (24-15, 14-10), Yost's 21st win of the season.

Brooke Phillips provided the Beavers offense, driving in two runs on a double in the third inning before adding a two-run home run in the fifth. UMD's Valerie Hohol allowed five runs on eight hits in 3 1/3 innings to take the loss.
After the Beavers opened the nightcap with a two-run first inning, UMD's Natalie Wright hit a leadoff homer in the bottom half of the inning.

Sam Hartmann allowed four runs while matching a season-low three innings pitched in the Bulldogs' season home finale. Yost recorded three hits, including an RBI double in the first, and allowed only five.

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