Becker pitches Colby to win over Panthers

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 25, 2011

FORT MYERS, Fla. --- Lauren Becker pitched a complete game and Alyssa Lepore smacked a home run as the Colby College softball team ended a trip to Florida with a 3-2 win over Plymouth State on Friday.

The Mules fell 10-1 to St. Thomas in the first game of the day.

Lepore, who was 2-for-2 with a run scored, homered in the second inning for Colby's first run. Katie Graichen's RBI single in the third inning brought home Gabe Donahue with the Mules' second run.

After Plymouth State tied the game with two runs in the fourth inning, Lepore led off the sixth with a walk and Lindsay Peterson came in to pinch-run. Allyson Cheever had a sacrifice bunt to get move the runner to second base. Lizzi Fort had the big RBI with a double.

Becker allowed just one earned run, struck out two, and walked two for Colby (3-7).

Kelly Roth doubled and Kelsey Yardumian had a single and an RBI in the first game for Colby.

St. Thomas 10, Colby 1

Colby College....... 001 00 - 1 4 6

St. Thomas.......... 036 1X - 10 5 1

Pitchers: Colby College - A. Polimeno. St. Thomas - A. Dunrud.

2B: Roth (Col), Selisker (ST), Durud (ST). 3B: Wilson (ST).

Colby 3, Plymouth State 2

PLYMOUTH STATE...... 000 200 0 - 2 6 1    (5-6)

Colby College....... 011 001 0 - 3 6 3    (3-7)

Pitchers: PLYMOUTH STATE - N.Galvin. Colby College - L. Becker.

Win-L. Becker Loss-N.Galvin. 2B: Blasé (PS), Fort (Col). 3B: Digman (PS). HR: Lepore (Col).

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