Last inning heroics help softball to victory

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 24, 2011

CLERMONT, Fla. --- Alyssa Lepore's double in the bottom of the seventh inning brought in Barbara Santos with the game-winning run as the Colby College softball team pulled out a 13-12 win over Washington & Jefferson on Thursday.

The Mules (2-6) gave up five runs in the top of the seventh inning to fall behind 12-11. Santos had an RBI single to bring in the tying run.

Katie Graichen went 4-for-4 and scored four times in the lead-off spot. Lepore was 3-for-5, had one run, and drove in five runs. Meanwhile, Santos scored five times after going 2-for-2 and walking three times, while Lizzi Fort had two hits and three RBI.

Colby fell 8-0 to Elmhurst College in the first game. Elmhurst scored three in the fourth inning and five in the fifth in the shortened game.

Elmhurst 8, Colby 0

Elmhurst............ 000 35 -  8 10  1      (3-8)

Colby............... 000 00 -  0  0  2      (1-6)

Pitchers: Elmhurst - Nauman. Colby - L. Becker; A. Polimeno(5).

Win-Nauman(2-3)  Loss-L. Becker(0-3). HR E - Bukowski.

Colby 13, Washington & Jefferson 12

WASHINGTON & JEFFER. 330 100 5 - 12 11  2      (3-6)

Colby College....... 240 104 2 - 13 14  6      (2-6)

Pitchers: WASHINGTON & JEFFER - E. Shuman; M. Rotto(6). Colby College - K. Yardumian;

A. Polimeno(2); L. Becker(7). Win-L. Becker  Loss-M. Rotto  T- A. Polimeno faced 5 batters in the 7th.

2B: Graichen (Col), Lepore (Col), Cunningham (WJ) 2.


 
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