After winning their last three games, the Bulldogs’ streak game to a screeching halt with a pair of losses to close-proximity opponents. They hosted the Creighton Bluejays at home on Tuesday night, losing 4-0. They went to Iowa City Wednesday to face the Hawkeyes, and narrowly lost 8-7 in an extra inning walk off.
For the first time since 1993, the Drake softball team can claim the title of Missouri Valley Conference champions.
The softball team hit their biggest roadblock of the season to date, going 1-4 over the past week, losing to Iowa State, Northern Iowa and two games to Bradley over the weekend of Drake Relays. The Bulldogs record fell to 28-18 overall and 17-7 in Missouri Valley Conference play.