Softball Sweeps Albany and South Dakota on Final Day of Rebel Games

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Liz Dike drove in three of Creighton's nine runs on Saturday.
Courtesy: Doug DeVoe/Missouri Valley Conference

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - The Creighton softball team wrapped up play in the Rebel Spring Games Tournament with victories over Albany (7-1) and South Dakota (2-0) on Saturday, March 15. 

The Bluejays finished the week long tournament with an 11-1 record to move to 15-10 on the season.

Creighton's first game of the day saw the Bluejays down Albany, 7-1, with two runs in the second, two more in the third and three more in the sixth inning.  Junior Liz Dike paced the Creighton offense as she delivered two hits, two RBI and one run scored.  Senior Becca Changstrom held Albany scoreless through six innings in the circle, recording 10 strikeouts before giving way to senior Brittany Telecky.

Changstrom continued her dominance in the circle against South Dakota, tossing three perfect innings before giving way to Alexis Cantu for the final four frames.  Cantu scattered five hits to pick up her third win of the season.  Creighton's offense got single runs in the fouthon an RBI singles from Dike and another in the sixth on an RBI ground out from freshman Jessica Lewis.

The Bluejays return to action on Wednesday, March 18 as Creighton opens its 2014 home scheule against Wichita State at 4:00 pm.

UPDATED Rebel Spring Games Results/Schedule (All times Central)

Sun.    March 9    Creighton 4, Manhattan 0
Sun.    March 9    Creighton 4, UMass-Lowell 3

Mon.    March 10    Creighton 1, South Dakota 0 
Mon.    March 10    Creighton 5, Bucknell 3

Tues.    March 11    Creighton 2, Indiana State 0 
Tues.    March 11    Utah Valley 4, Creighton 1

Thurs.    March 13   Creighton 1, Saint Peter’s 0  
Thurs.    March 13   Creighton 5, Siena 1 

Fri.    March 14    Creighton 8, Howard 0 (6)
Fri.    March 14    Creighton 7, Army 0  

Sat.    March 15    Creighton 7, Albany 1
Sat.    March 15    Creighton 2, South Dakota 0

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