The 7th-ranked Bruins took two games from Colorado Northwestern 3-2 and 9-1 on Thursday.
AJ Carman, Tanner Banks and Dane Fuller combined to get the win in game one. With the game tied 2-2 in the top of the 7th, Nathan Fishel drove home the go-ahead run to put Salt Lake up 3-2. Braden Anderson was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI. Dalton Gust was 2-for-3 with a double.
The bats came alive in game two as Salt Lake mashed 12 hits. Ruddy Acosta got the win going five innings allowing two hits. Anderson stayed hot going 4-for-5 with his second home run of the day. Dominique Taylor was 3-for-4, Palmer Page went 2-for-4 with a home run and Tyson Popoff was 3-for-3 with two doubles.
The team completed the four game sweep over Colorado Northwestern winning 8-2 and 10-4 on Friday. With the wins Salt Lake moved to 31-5 overall and 22-3 in conference play.
Rhett Parkinson and Bronson Anderson combined for the win with seven strikeouts in the game. Palmer Page was 2-for-3, Nathan Fishel went 2-for-3 and Dalton Gust was 2-for-4 in the win.
In the final game of the series Tanner Banks got the win in relief and Chris Conran went three innings with three strikeouts. Steven Adam was 2-for-4, Dominique Taylor was 2-for-5 with a double, Kennedy Kinkade was 2-for-4 and Dalton Gust went 2-for-4.
The 2nd-ranked Bruin softball team outscored Southern Nevada 24-0 in two five inning mercy rule wins on Friday.
In game one the Bruins mashed back-to-back-to-back home runs to open up the scoring. Brooke Budge started the home run rally followed by Malia Campos and Lauren Miller. Later Maddy Woodard added a two-run home run to bring Salt Lake’s total homeruns to four in the game. Meagan Neilson was 2-for-2 with two RBI.
In game two the Bruins continued the home run trend, hitting five more over the fence. Woodard connected on two home runs to go 3-for-3 with four runs driven home while Starlee Hutching added two more home runs to the tally with three RBIs. Rachel Mike added the fifth with a solo shot. In the two game Salt Lake hit a total nine home runs.
The team completed the four game series sweep over Southern Nevada with 8-5 and 4-1 wins on Saturday. The series sweep moved Salt Lake’s record to 45-6 overall and 36-4 in conference play. The Bruins are currently riding a 22-game win streak.
The Bruins used an eight run lead to ease into the game one win with MaCauley Flint striking out seven batters. Mylee Davis knocked a two run home run and Brooke Budge shot a two RBI single into the right center gap. Lauren Miller was the only Bruin to record multiple hits, going 2-for-3.
Ariel Zimmerman took over in the final game of the series striking out 11 batters while allowing one run. Maddy Woodard hit her fourth home run of the weekend going 2-for-3 at the plate. Davis stepped up to collect a pinch hit RBI single in the seventh inning to add the SLCC lead.