NIACC sweeps North Central Missouri

TRENTON, Mo. - The NIACC softball team swept a doubleheader from North Central Missouri College on Wednesday.

NIACC won the first game 9-0 and completed the sweep with a 3-0 win in the second game.

In the first game, NIACC hit three home runs, including a grand slam from Hannah Faktor. Kaci Sherwood and Tayler Schmidt also homered for the Lady Trojans. Kristen Peka tossed a complete-game shutout to gain the win.

Faktor was 3 for 4 with six RBIs. Also for NIACC, Sherwood was 2 for 3.

In the second game, Kylie Sherwood tossed a complete-game shutout.

The shutouts for the Lady Trojans were the first since they blanked Century College 27-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on March 2, 2018.

NIACC (8-6 overall) is slated to open ICCAC play Saturday at Iowa Central in a doubleheader.

NIACC'S batting leaders

Average - Hannah Faktor .442, Kaci Sherwood .417, Tayler Schmidt .308. Doubles - Tayler Schmidt 4, Kristen Peka 4, Alyssa Laxson 3. Home runs - Schmidt 3, Sherwood 3, Faktor 2, Peka 2. RBIs - Faktor 16, Schmidt 12, Laxson 11. Stolen bases - Schmidt 8, Faktor 5, Carlson 4.

NIACC's pitching leaders

Wins - Peka 4-3, Kyle Sherwood 3-3. Strikeouts - Peka 38, Kylie Sherwood 28. ERA - Peka 1.79; Kylie Sherwood 3.06.

NIACC's 2019 season (8-6 overall)

NIACC 3, Rock Valley 2

Kirkwood 9, NIACC 6

NIACC 9, Bryant & Stratton 0

NIACC 6, Rock Valley 5

Daytona State College 5, NIACC 4

Daytona State College 10, NIACC 4

NIACC 5, Eastern Florida State 3

NIACC 7, Eastern Florida State 4

Indian River State College 4, NIACC 3

Indian River State College 9, NIACC 5

Indian Hills 1, NIACC 0

NIACC 12, Indian Hills 6

NIACC 9, North Central Missouri 0

NIACC 3, North Central Missouri 0

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 20 or more runs in a game: 27 vs. Century College (1st game DH) (3-2-18)

Scored 15 or more runs in a game: 16 vs. Marshalltown CC (2nd game DH) (3-22-18)

Scored 10 or more runs in a game: 11 vs. Iowa Lakes (2nd game DH) (4-27-18)

Had 20 hits in a game: 20 vs. Southeast CC (2nd game DH) (3-9-18)

Had 15 hits in a game: 15 vs. Iowa Central (2nd game DH) (4-7-18)

Hit 2 home runs in a game: 3 vs. North Central Missouri College (1st game DH) (3-27-19)

Hit 4 home runs in a game: 4 vs. Pratt CC (1st game DH) (3-11-18)

Hit 7 doubles in a game: 7 vs. Southeast CC (2nd game DH) (3-9-18)

Hit 6 doubles in a game: 6 vs. Iowa Lakes (1st game DH) (4-2-18)

Shut out the opponent: vs. North Central Missouri College (2nd game DH) (3-27-19)

THE LAST TIME A LADY TROJAN HAD ...

Hit 2 home runs in a game: Alyssa Laxson vs. Iowa Lakes (2nd game DH) (4-27-18)

Hit 3 doubles in a game: Courtney Johannes vs. RCTC (2-24-18)

Had 7 RBIs in a game: Courtney Johannes vs. Southeast CC (1st game DH) (3-9-18)

Had 6 RBIs in a game: Hannah Faktor vs. North Central Missouri College (1st game DH) (3-27-19)

Had 5 RBIs in a game: Alyssa Laxson vs. Northeast CC (1st game DH) (4-11-18)

Had 4 hits in a game: Katie Chapman vs. Ellsworth (1st game DH) (4-12-18)

Had 5 hits in a game: Courtney Johannes vs. RCTC (2-24-18)

Had 15-game hitting streak: 16, Morgan Thesing-Ritter (Feb, 16 to March 18, 2017)

Hit a grand slam: Hannah Faktor vs. North Central Missouri College (1st game DH) (3-27-19)

Shutout: Kylie Sherwood vs. North Central Missouri College (2nd game DH) (3-27-19)

Struck out 12 in a game: 13, Courtney Johannes vs. Century (3-2-18) (1st game DH)