Valparaiso, Ind. -- The Youngstown State softball team fell to Valparaiso 7-0 on Sunday afternoon at the VU Softball Field as the Crusaders completed the series sweep of the Guins.
The Guins fall to 21-12-1 overall and 5-7 in the Horizon League while the Crusaders improve to 28-10 overall and 12-0 in the league.
The Guins, who owned the second-highest batting average in the Horizon League, were held to just six hits, including two from senior Haley Thomas.
The Crusaders, who were aided by six walks, exploded for five runs in the bottom of the third inning and added one more in both the fifth and sixth innings.
The Guins visit Horizon League foe Detroit for the three-game series in Detroit, April 18-19.