RELEASE DATE: 3/11/08
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mansfield softball stays undefeated with sweep in Myrtle Beach Mounties beat Arcadia 8-1 and shutout Russell Sage 12-0
MYRTLE BEACH, SC Whitney Brown (Troy/Troy) scattered four hits and stuck out 11 in a 12-0 win over Arcadia and Melissa Baer (Williamsport/Williamsport) stuck out eight in 4 2/3 innings in her first collegiate start in a 12-0 Russell Sage at Myrtle Beach, SC Tuesday.
Brown picked up her second win in two days with a dominating performance, allowing no walks in addition to her impressive strikeout total.
Mansfield pounded out 12 hits in the game with senior Jess Christ (Dover/Dover) going 3-4 with three doubles and two RBIs. Jen Stein (Williamsport/Williamsport) belted a solo home run while freshmen Sarah Cullen (Landing,NJ/Hopatcong) and Janelle Antes (Elizabethville/Upper Dauphin) each had two hits.
Baer was impressive on the mound in her collegiate debut scattering four hits and walking none over 4 2/3 innings with eight strikeouts. Gabriella Carrullo (Chalfont/Central Bucks) came in relief for the final out in a game that ended after five innings.
Senior Shana Markwis (Milford/Delaware Valley) went 4-4 from the plate with a double, scored three runs and drove in one. Janelle Antes was 2-4 with a triple, three runs and two RBI.
Mansfield improves to 4-0 on the season and plays Sweet Briar and Pitt-Greensburg on Wednesday.
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Mansfield (3-0): Whitney Brown (w, 2-0)
and Jen Stein
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Mansfield (4-0): Melissa Baer (W, 1-0),
Gabriella Carrullo (5) and Kristina Poore, Jennifer Messner (4)