Bowie State Bulldogs Historic Season Ends in 9-1 Loss to West Virginia Wesleyan

BOWIE STATE ATHETICS: The No. 8 seed Bowie State Bulldogs was eliminated from the Atlantic Region Tournament Friday afternoon, falling to the No. 5 seed West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats 9-1 at Creekview Park. 

Sophomore Lindsey George (14-8) started and took the loss in the circle for Bowie State. At the plate, the Bulldogs were led by sophomore Kayla Evans, who went 2-for-3 on the day. Senior Akirra Pullen put together a standout performance at the plate as well, going 1-for-3 with a double.

The Bulldogs were trailing 5-0 in the fifth inning when they first put runs on the board. Sophomore Jahkya Watkins came across to score the lone run of the inning for Bowie State and get them on the board. The Bulldogs were unable to get any closer, as West Virginia Wesleyan added four runs to their tally on the way to a 9-1 final.

» Bowie State’s highest scoring inning was the fifth, when it pushed one run across.
» Bowie State pitchers faced 39 West Virginia Wesleyan hitters in the game, allowing eight ground balls and 11 fly balls while striking out two.
» Evans led the Bulldogs at the plate, going 2-for-3.
» West Virginia Wesleyan was led offensively by Andie Dizon, who went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI.
» Hannah Hudson led the Bobcats pitching staff, throwing seven innings of one-run ball.

The Bulldogs conclude the 2023 season as CIAA Champions, CIAA Regular Season Champions, CIAA Northern Division Champions with an overall record of 35-16, now a new program record for most wins in a season under the leadership of Ed Powell.

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