AUSTIN, Minn. - The NIACC softball team improved to 5-3 overall with a sweep of Century College on Friday.
NIACC won the first game 27-0 in five innings and took the second game 13-1 also in five innings.
In the first game, sophomore Courtney Johannes tossed her first career no-hitter. Johannes struck out a career-high 13 and walked two.
Johannes' previous career strikeout total was eight against North Platte CC on March 4, 2017.
In the second game, Carlson was 3 for 3 with three runs scored and two RBIs. Thesing-Ritter was 3 for 4 with three runs scored and one RBI and Kayla Till was 3 for 4 with three RBIs and Hailee Ausenhus was 3 for 3.
Chapman scored two runs and drove in two runs and Donaldson drove in two runs.
Thesing-Ritter gained the win in the second game. She allowed one hit and one run while collected 10 strikeouts.
NIACC returns to action March 9 in a doubleheader against Southeast CC in Beatrice, Neb. The twinbill is slated to start at 2 p.m.
Notes: Thesing-Ritter has 98 career hits ... Johannes has a career record of 6-9 and 68 career strikeouts.
NIACC'S 2018 season (5-3)
NIACC 13, Viterbo University 12
Viterbo University 9, NIACC 6
NIACC 25, RCTC 1
Southeastern 9, NIACC 6
NIACC 15, Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) 7
Southeastern 12, NIACC 0
NIACC 27, Century College 0
NIACC 13, Century College 1