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Watch: Opposing team helps injured player around bases for go-ahead grand slam

Kaitlyn Moses went to the ground with an injury while rounding first base. That's when the other team stepped in to help.
Credit: Grand View University Softball

DES MOINES, Iowa — An amazing display of sportsmanship on a softball field in Iowa has us feeling uplifted. It happened in an game Saturday, Feb. 25, in a matchup between Grand View University and Southeastern University.

According to Grand View University's athletics department, the GVU Vikings were down 4-1 with the bases loaded. That's when Kaitlyn Moses stepped to the plate. Moses smashed a ball over the fence for a grand slam to give her team the lead.

While rounding first base she went to the ground due an injury. According to National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) rules, Moses' teammates are not allowed to help her around the bases. That's when Southeastern University stepped in to help.

Southeastern University players carried Moses around the bases for her to complete the grand slam. Grand View University posted video of what happened on its Facebook page, calling the players' actions "exemplary. "

Yesterday we shared a photo of an amazing display of sportsmanship shown by the Southeastern University Softball Team - SEU Fire Athletics. The Vikings were down 4 to 1 with bases loaded in a game between two highly rated NAIA teams. Kaitlyn Moses, a Grand View University senior, stepped to the plate and hit a grand slam. While rounding first base she went to the ground due an injury. Watch the attached video to see the exemplary actions that the Southeastern University athletes took to aid Kaitlyn to complete her homerun. Grand View Vikings @naia_sb

Posted by Grand View University Softball on Sunday, February 26, 2023

Southeastern University would eventually lose the game to Grandview by a final score of 7-4. Even though they lost, the sportsmanship displayed by the Southeastern players had a much bigger impact than the game's outcome.

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