RELEASE DATE: 4/22/08
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Softball drops two to Bloomsburg
MANSFIELD – Mansfield struggled to find its offense in dropping a PSAC East doubleheader to Bloomsburg Tuesday afternoon at Helen Lutes Field. Mansfield lost the opener 8-0 and the nightcap 9-1.
Senior Jess Christ had three of Mansfield’s five hits in the opener and Whitney Brown struck out six in six innings but Mansfield couldn’t score off Amber Lynn who improved to 18-3.
In the nightcap Jen Stein drove in Mansfield’s lone run with a single in the bottom of the fourth.
Mansfield travels to East Stroudsburg on Friday before ending the season at home against Shippensburg on Saturday.
002 2 8-11-1
Bloomsburg (39-7, 14-5 PSAC East): Amber
Lynn (w, 18-3) and Tiff Corliss
Mansfield (12-16, 6-13 PSAC East): Whitney Brown (L, 4-9), Melissa Baer (7) and Jen Messner
Bloomsburg (40-7, 15-5): Shavaun Fisher
(W, 13-2) and Natalie Zimmerman
Mansfield (12-17, 6-14 PSAC East):
Lindsey Knapp (L, 5-6), Michelle Forsburg (3) and Kristina Poore