RELEASE DATE: 3/21/09
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mounties finish 2-3 at WVWC Tournament with win over Salem International
SALEM, VA – The Mansfield University softball team struggled in its first two games of the second day of the WVWC Tournament but came back to beat Salem International 10-2 in the third game of the day.
The Mountaineers got all the runs they would need in the bottom the first on a two run double by Jen Stein. Katie McConville also doubled later in the inning driving in the game’s third run.
Mansfield added four more runs in the fourth highlighted by a two-run single by Megan Trutt.
Stein went 3-4 with a double and two RBI’s to pace Mansfield’s 10-hit attack.
Freshman Kami Bishop picked up her fifth win in nine decision this season striking out five in five innings. Melissa Baer closed out the sixth inning by striking out two of three batters.
Mansfield is now 6-8 on the season and will open the PSAC Central season when they host nationally-ranked Lock Haven on Tuesday at Helen Lutes Field.
Mansfield (5-7): Kami Bishop (L, 4-4),
Melissa Baer (5) and Erin Carroll
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WVW (12-8): Patricia Moreno (W, 7-4),
Kailey Kubesch (5) and Stephanie St. Peter
Mansfield (5-8): Jamie Castellano (L, 0-1), Gabby Carrullo (3), Melissa Baer (3) and Jen Stein
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Salem Internatinal (1-28): Smith (L) and
Mansfield (6-8): Kami Bishop (W, 5-4),
Melissa Baer (6) and Erin Carroll