Cal State Bakersfield softball (13-20, 2-5 Western Athletic) lost its fifth game in a row, falling to Missouri-Kansas City (28-13, 4-6), 5-2, at home on Friday. Only two of the Roos’ runs were earned and CSUB outhit UMKC by one.
Shortstop Faith Wills notched two runs batted in for UMKC and left fielder Bre Hunter was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Pitcher Mia Hoveland struck out five in seven innings.
CSUB catcher Karah Wiseman scored both of the team’s runs, going 2-for-3 and recording a stolen base.