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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 RBI’s. 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.


Arcadia                 000         100         0              1-4-1
Mansfield              311         102         4              8-12-1

Arcadia: Kellie Reese (L), Amanda  Ryan (4) and Kristen Burns
HR – Virginia Buechel     RBI – Buechel

Mansfield (3-0): Whitney Brown (w, 2-0) and Jen Stein
2b – Jess Christ 3, Sarah Cullen   HR – Stein
RBI – Christ 2, Shana Markwis, Janelle Antes, Stein, Cabriella Carrullo, Cullen


Russell Sage       000         00           0-4-1
Mansfield             320         7x           12-14-0

Mansfield (4-0): Melissa Baer (W, 1-0), Gabriella Carrullo (5) and Kristina Poore, Jennifer Messner (4)
2b – Shana Markwis 2, Messner, Katie McConville            3b – Janelle Antes
RBI – Antes 2, Nicole Yost 2, McConville 2, Christ, Stein, Markwis, Megan Trutt, Danielle Kiernan, Messner



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