RELEASE DATE: 3/11/07
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Softball Drops Two at Patriot Invitational Sunday
Florence, SC – The Mansfield University softball dropped a pair of games at the Patriot Invitational Sunday morning in Florance, SC losing to Augusta State 4-1 and 9-0 to Coker College.
The Mountaineers scored their only run of the day in the bottom of the seventh in the opener on a RBI double by Jess Christ (Dover/Dover) who went 2-3 in the game. Shelly Forsburg (Vestal,NY/Vestal) took the loss striking out four batters in four innings before relieved by Lindsay Knapp (Millerton).
Kristina Poore (Matamoras/Delaware Valley) had two of Mansfield’s four hits against Coker with Whitney Brown (Troy/Troy) taking the loss.
Mansfield travels to Savannah, GA today and will play Haverford and Bluefield state in the SCAD Spring Break Tournament on Tuesday.
Augusta State 201 010 0 4-9-1
Mansfield 000 000 1 1-5-1
Augusta State (12-11): Jacklyn Benehaley (W, 3-2) and Ashley Roberts, Brooke Henson (4)
2b – Anna Tedder, Kayla Hicks RBI Tedder 2, Roberts, Paige Phillips
Mansfield (0-4): Shelly Forsburg (L, 0-3), Lindsay Knapp (5) and Kristina Poore
2b – Jess Christ RBI – Christ
Mansfield 000 00 0-4-2
Coker 305 1x 9-11-0
Mansfield (0-5): Whitney Brown (L. 0-1), Lindsay Knapp (4) and Brittany Walker, Jen Stein (4)
Coker College (17-6): Somer Bigham (W, 13-3) and Katie McCauley
2b – Aston Williamson, Miranda Klees
RBI – Williamson 2, Allie Bragg, Kimberly Atkinson, Whitney Watt