The University varsity softball team jumped out in front of Traders Point Christian Academy en route to a 13-3 win Wednesday night.

The Trailblazers started the game giving up one run in the first inning, but fought back in the bottom of the first with five runs.

During the third inning, Traders Point earned another run, and once again the University answered with a pair of runs in the bottom of the frame. The Trailblazers added another run in the fourth, before scoring five more runs in the fifth to end the game.

Sophomore Abby Martin pitched all five innings for the Trailblazers, striking out eight.

Junior Lydia Copeland had two RBIs, and juniors Haley Tomlinson and Lillian Klemsz each scored twice. Fellow junior Meredith Malott had a run, while sophomore Annie Klemsz chipped in with three runs and three RBIs.

Elise Nachlis led the Trailblazers with four RBIs, and freshmen Kendra Stevens got into the action with a pair of RBIs and two runs scored. University plays again Friday against Clinton Central.