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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Mounties Drop Final Games of Season -- Seniors Honored at Lutes Field

 MANSFIELD The Mountaineers dropped their final pair of games in the 2007 season falling 8-2 and 10-2 against the PSAC Eastern division winners from Kutztown.

Saturday was senior day at Lutes Field and seniors Christine Ross and Brittany Walker were honored in a pre-game ceremony where they were presented with the Helen Lutes Senior Achievement award.

Ross threw the first pitch of the game before giving way to the Mountaineers number one starter Shelly Forsburg. Forsburg went the distance allowing eight runs on 10 hits.

At the plate, Shana Markwis went 2-for-4 with both Mountaineer RBI while Amanda Lewis was 1-for-1 and scored both runs. Senior Brittany Walker was 1-for-3.

Game two mirrored the first game as the Mountaineers garnered two runs on eight hits.

Lindsay Knapp threw the first three innings before giving way to Whitney Brown in the fourth inning. Shelly Forsburg would close the final two innings.

Kristina Poore led the Mounties going 3-for-4 at the plate including a double while Katie McConville was 2-for-3 with a double and both Mountaineer RBI.

The Mountaineers finish the 2007 season with a 7-30 overall record and a 4-18 mark in conference play while Kutztown moves on to the PSAC playoffs with a 39-13 overall record and a 21-1 mark in the PSAC East.




Kutztown                      302      021      0          8-10-1

Mansfield                     001      010      0          2-5-0

Kutztown (38-13, 20-1); Arbogast  (W,24-7), and  Spalik.                

2B- Schiavo, Morrison, Cameron           HR- Denlinger

RBI- Denlinger-3, Cameron-2, Bennett-2, Schiavo

Mansfield (7-29, 4-17 ); Christine Ross, Shelly Forsburg (1) (L, 6-12) and Kristina Poore.

3B- Shana Markwis      RBI- Shana Markwis-2    



Kutztown                      002      510      2          10-14-0

Mansfield                     010      001      0          2-8-0

Kutztown (39-13, 21-1); Weidensaul  (W, 14-5), and  Fitzgerald.                

2B- Willimer-2, Fitzgerald, Hague           HR- Cameron

RBI- Fitzgerald-4, Cameron-2, Bennett, Schiavo, Morrison, Denlinger

Mansfield (7-30, 4-18 ); Lindsay Knapp (L, 0-10), Whitney Brown (4), Shelly Forsburg (6) and Jen Stein.

2B- Poore, McConville, Brown      RBI- McConville-2          


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