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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mansfield softball opens 2010 season with sweep over Shaw

RALEIGH,NC Melissa Baer and Caitlin Klobosits each picked up complete game wins and Megan Trutt, Nicole Yost and Erin Carroll all hit home runs to lead Mansfield to a season opening 15-4, 17-1 sweep at Shaw University Friday afternoon.

Baer scattered three hits and struck out six in the opener while the offense pounded out 13 hits including a solo home run by Trutt to lead off the bottom of the third inning. Freshman Chara Dixon went 2-3 with two doubles in her first collegiate game while Nicole Yost went 2-2 with an RBI and Jen Stein 2-3 with three RBI.

In the nightcap Klobosits recorded her first collegiate win allowing three hits while striking out eight and allowing no earned runs. Yost and Erin Carroll each hit home runs, with Yost hitting a three-run blast in the third and Carroll a three-run shot in the fourth. Janelle Antes went 5-5 with RBI.

Mansfield goes to Myrtle Beach, SC for the Snowbird Tournament where they play Delaware Tech on Sunday.



Mansfield            146         40           15-13-1
Shaw                   200         20           4-3-3

Mansfield (1-0): Melissa Baer (W, 1-0) and Jen Stein, Nicole Yost (4)
2b Chara Dixon 2, Nicole Yost, Jen Stein, Danielle Long
HR Megan Trutt (1)      RBI:  Stein 2, Trutt 2, Long 2, Yost, Janelle Antes, Gab Carrullo, Kelley Pfleegor

Shaw (0-11):  Detra Morrow (L) and Shanequah Goodson
RBI Aerial Sanders


Mansfield            046         52           17-13-1
Shaw                   000         10           1-3-0

Mansfield (2-0): Caitlin Klobosits (w, 1-0) and Jen Stein
2b Janelle Antes           HR Nicole Yost (1), Erin Carroll (1)
RBI Antes 5, Yost 4, Carroll 3, Kelley Pfleegor 2

Shaw (0-12):  Aerial Sanders (L) and Jade Bibb
2b Sanders      RBI Curtisha Jones




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