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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mansfield softball ties best start in school history with 8-0 win over  Eastern Nazarene – Mounties improve to 9-0 on season

MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Freshman Caitlin Klobosits threw a one-hitter and Jen Stein drilled a two-run home run to lead Mansfield to a 8-0 win over Eastern Nazarene at the Snowbird Invitational in Myrtle Beach, SC Thursday morning.

Mansfield’s second game of the day against Penn State – Harrisburg was cancelled by rain.

The win gives Mansfield a 9-0 overall record tying the 1992 team for the best start in school history.

Klobosits allowed just a leadoff single in the top of the third while striking out nine and walking one to improve to 5-0 on the season. In 28 innings this season the freshman has struck out 36 batters with a 0.50 ERA.

Mansfield led 2-0 after three innings and scored four runs in the fourth on an RBI triple by Janelle Antes and two-run home run by Jen Stein.

The Mountaineers pounded out 11 hits in the game including two by Stein, Jordan Rishel and Chara Dixon.

Mansfield, which posted a 7-0 record Myrtle Beach, will travel to Wilmington, DE to play Goldey-Beacom in a doubleheader on Saturday.

Eastern Nazarene            000         00           0-1-2
Mansfield                          002         42           8-11-0

Eastern Nazarene (1-5): Hannah Moore (L. 0-4) and Laura Gibson

Mansfield (9-0): Caitlin Klobosits (W, 5-0) and Nicole Yost
3b – Janelle Antes           HR – Jen Stein (1)
RBI – Stein 2, Yost, Jordan Rishel, Megan Trutt, Danielle Long




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