The Bellevue University softball team defeated Concordia (Neb.) University, 3-1, to stave of elimination on Tuesday at the NAIA Opening Round in Shawnee, OK. With the win, Bellevue moved on to play against 15th-ranked Belhaven (Miss.) Shelby Kindelin went 3-for-4 and Alyssa Matoba added a pair of hits to lead BU’s offense that outhit the Bulldogs, 8-4.
In the game against Belhaven, the Bruins fought back from a 5-1 deficit, forcing extra innings, before losing 6-5.
The loss ended Bellevue’s season at 36-17. Concordia’s season ended at 32-16.