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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mountie Softball Drops Two in Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA The Mansfield University softball team dropped a pair of games at the first day of the SCAD Spring Break Tournament in Savannah, GA losing to Bluefield State 3-1 and dropping a 6-1 decision to Haverford.

In the opener, the Mountaineers loaded the bases in the first inning but managed to score just one run on a walk by Katie McConville (Lake Ariel/Western Wayne). Shelly Forsburg (Vestal,NY/Vestal) was effective in the loss striking out six while walking none. Shana Markwis (Milford/Delaware Valley) and Jess Christ (Dover/Dover) both hit a double.

Mansfield committed five errors in the nightcap with Haverford scoring five times in the bottom of the first. Whitney Brown (Troy/Troy) took the loss striking out eight over five innings.

The Mountaineers fall to 0-7 on the season and play Bluefield and Barton tomorrow.




Bluefield State              002      000      1          3-7-0

Mansfield                     100      000      0          1-6-2


Bluefield State (10-10): Katie Kelly (W) and Bev Netusil

2b Kelly, Courtney Johnson               RBI Diana Robinson, Elizabeth Hawkins


Mansfield (0-6): Shelly Forsburg (L) and Kristina Poore

2b Shana Markwis, Jess Christ          RBI Katie McConville




Mansfield                     100      000      0          1-2-5

Haverford                     500      001      x          6-6-2


Mansfield (0-7): Whitney Brown (L), Lindsey Knapp (5) and Brittany Walker


Haverford (3-0): Becky Garibotto (W), Sam Fontinell (5) and Taylor Zanasky

RBI Amy Havassy, Allison Frank, Zanasky



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