Dougherty, Niemiec with two hits for softball in setback

CLERMONT, Fla. -- Emily Dougherty had two hits and an RBI for the Colby College softball team in a 9-4 setback to Carleton College on Wednesday.

By the numbers
* Dougherty had a pair of singles and a run scored.
 
* Lolo Niemiec had a double among her two hits, walked, and had two runs. Holly Lallis, Ashley Ketchum, Paige Bober, and Lucie Cunningham also had hits for the Mules.
 
Game highlights
* The Mules scored a lone run in the fourth inning when Niemiec led off with a double and scored on Bober's hit.
 
* Niemiec led off the sixth inning with a walk and later scored her second run. Dougherty had a hit and scored on an error.
 
* The Mules loaded the bases in the seventh inning on consecutive singles by Cunningham, Ketcham, and Lallis. Dougherty knocked in Colby's final run with a single.
 
Next up
* Colby plays against Union College at 9:45 a.m. Thursday and meets University of Wisconsin at Whitewater at 11:45 a.m.