RELEASE DATE: 4/16/08
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Softball falls twice to #10 Kutztown
MANSFIELD Mansfield couldnt get on the scoreboard in falling to #10 ranked Kutztown 8-0, 6-0 in a PSAC East doubleheader at Helen Lutes Field Wednesday afternoon.
Shana Markwis had a leadoff single in the bottom of the first but Mansfield would get another run on base until Megan Trutt doubled in the fourth. They were the only two hits the Mountaineers would manage off winter Katlin Arbogast who picked up her 17th win of the season.
In the nightcap, Lindsey Knapp allowed just five hits but was plagued by six walks. Kristina Poore had two of the Mountaineers four hits.
Kutztown (38-6, 15-1) was led by Ashley Fitzgerald who drove in three runs and hit her 14th home run of the season.
Mansfield host Bloomsburg this Friday starting at 2 p.m. at Helen Lutes Field.
Kutztown (34-6. 14-1 PSAC East): Katlin
Arbogast (W, 17-4) and Ashley Fitzgerald
Mansfield (10-14, 4-11 PSAC East):
Whitney Brown (L, 4-8), Michelle Forsburg (4) and Jen Stein
000 2 6-5-0
Kutztown (35-6, 15-1 PSAC East): Mary
Hoch (W, 9-0), Monica Glomb (6) and Caitlin Hague
Mansfield (10-15, 4-12): Lindsey Knapp (L, 3-5) and Kristina Poore