In Game 2, Bransky led the offense, going 3 for 3 with four RBIs. She ripped a two-run triple in the second, another two-run triple in the fourth and singled and scored in the sixth.
Wood, Samantha Holien and Ashley Thell added two hits apiece. One of Thell’s hits was a two-run homer in the sixth.
Brittany Lauterbach got the win, allowing two earned runs on seven hits over five innings. Ries came in to pitch a perfect sixth with two more strikeouts to earn a save.
The Mavericks return to action Saturday with a doubleheader against St. Cloud State. Starting time is 1 p.m. at MSU.