Jaclyn Brewster
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Mark Seliger Photography
Jaclyn Brewster

Softball Falls In Two Games At Lehigh

Holy Cross Athletics   05-07-2016

GAME ONE

Score:
 Lehigh 1, Holy Cross 0 (10 innings)
Pitching Decision: W: Christine Campbell (19-7) | L: Gennifer Durham (6-17)
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Bethlehem, Pa. (Leadership Park)
The Lead: Senior pitcher Gennifer Durham (Abbeville, S.C.) tossed nine scoreless innings, as the Crusaders fell to Lehigh in extra innings in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Durham and the Crusaders’ defense had a strong showing through nine innings of play, allowing no runners to score and just four hits against Lehigh.
  • In the bottom of the 10th inning, The Mountain Hawks loaded the bases and brought home the game-winning run on a fielder’s choice RBI.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Lehigh outhit the Crusaders, 6-1.
  • The Mountain Hawks left 12 runners on base, while Holy Cross left two.
  • Durham took the loss, allowing one run through 9.1 innings pitched while tossing seven strikeouts.
  • Christine Campbell earned the win after pitching a shutout through 10.0 innings.

GAME TWO

Score:
 Lehigh 9, Holy Cross 1
Pitching Decision: W: Emily Sorem (15-6) | L: Katy Watson (0-12)
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Bethlehem, Pa. (Legacy Park)
The Lead: The Crusaders fell to Lehigh by a score of 9-1 in game two of Saturday’s doubleheader in Bethlehem, Pa.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • After The Mountain Hawks took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, The Crusaders tied the game up with a run in the top of the fourth. Freshman Jaclyn Brewster (Bridgeport, Conn.) led off the inning with a triple to right field, and sophomore Mandy McCarthy (Pearl River, N.Y.) brought her home with an RBI single.
  • Lehigh regained its lead in the bottom of the inning, adding five runs on four hits to make it 6-1.
  • The Mountain Hawks picked up three runs over the next two innings to make it 9-1.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Lehigh outhit the Crusaders 10-4.
  • The Mountain Hawks left seven runners on base, while Holy Cross left four.
  • Sophomore Katy Watson (Bexley, Ohio) took the loss, allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits in three innings.
  • Emily Sorem earned the win, allowing one run on four hits through five innings.

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders conclude their 2016 season tomorrow with a single game against the Mountain Hawks to close out their three-game series in Bethlehem, Pa.

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