The Westminster Blue Jays snapped a three-game losing streak Saturday, winning the second game of a doubleheader 8-2 against the Iowa Wesleyan Tigers after dropping the opener 3-0 in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play at Blue Jay Field.
Brooklyn Bledsoe did her part in Game 2 with her arm and her bat.
Bledsoe pitched all seven innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits with six walks and seven strikeouts. At the plate, Bledsoe hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Janae Shirk hit an RBI single in the first inning for the Blue Jays, who took the lead against Iowa Wesleyan with a four-run third inning.
Shirk went 3-for-4 with two singles, a double and two RBI, while Abbey Jaspering was 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and three RBI to lead Westminster. Mackenzie Myers, Laney Rosson and Emily Esquivel each had a pair of singles.
Game 1 was a pitcher's duel between Iowa Wesleyan's Morgan Christner and Westminster's Katie Price. Christner struck out eight while scattering six hits, tossing a shutout for Iowa Wesleyan (4-8, 3-3 SLIAC).
Price gave up three runs on seven hits in seven innings, walking two and striking out two for the Blue Jays.
Price also had a single and a double at the plate, while Eva Gannon added two singles.
Westminster (13-17, 6-6 SLIAC) wraps up the regular season with a home doubleheader today against Fontbonne (14-11, 9-3 SLIAC), the team atop the SLIAC standings. First pitch is at 3 p.m.