Maddie Hansen did all she could to give the Kirkwood Community College Eagles Varsity a boost, but it wasn't enough to get past DePaul University, as the Kirkwood Eagles lost 8-7 in eight innings on Sunday.
Hansen racked up three RBIs on one hit for the Kirkwood Community College Eagles Varsity. She homered in the eighth inning.
DePaul University was sparked by Megan Leyva and Hayden Christensen, who teamed up for four hits and four RBIs.
DePaul pushed one run across in the fourth inning to start the scoring. DePaul scored on an RBI single by Christensen.
Two the Kirkwood baserunners came all the way around to score in each of the fifth, sixth and eighth. In the fifth, the Eagles scored on a passed ball, scoring Amanda Pipolo.
It didn't take long for DePaul University to respond as it scored two runs of its own in the sixth. DePaul University scored on a solo home run by Leyva and an RBI single by Celeste Franco.
DePaul answered the Eagles top inning with two runs of its own in the seventh. DePaul University scored on a two-run home run by Leyva.
It didn't take long for DePaul University to answer as it scored three runs of its own in the eighth. DePaul scored on an RBI single by Sabrina Kuchta, an RBI single by Alysia Rodriguez, on a fielder's choice.