MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa - The softball team suffered a pair of losses to Iowa Wesleyan on Saturday. Greenville fell 3-2 in game one, followed by a 9-2 loss in game two.
In game one, the Panthers scored twice in the first inning when Beth Mersinger hit a two-run single. The Tigers cut the defict to 2-1 in the fourth before winning with a two-run seventh inning.
Game two was controlled by Iowa Wesleyan early with three runs in the bottom of the second.
Speaks had a run-scoring single in the top of the third.
The Tigers had expanded their lead to 8-1 after the fifth inning.
In the top of the sixth, GU scored their last run of the day when Amanda Atteberry singled.
Maegan Stone worked one-third of an inning allowing three runs on three hits. Opp returned to the circle with 5.2 innings of relief. Opp permitted six runs on 10 hits.
The Panthers (16-8, 10-4 SLIAC) go to Principia for a doubleheader on Tuesday at 6 p.m.