KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 12, 2007 - Springfield College junior righthander Stephanie Blackman (Stamford, Conn.) hurled a complete game, scattering six hits over seven innings while allowing three unearned runs as the Pride defeated the Denison University Big Red, 4-3, this morning at Fortune Field.
SC improves to 2-1 overall on its trip down south with the win. Sophomore Kasey Calderone (Pipersville, Pa.) went 1-for-2 on the day with a run scored and a run batted in (RBI). Freshman Jaimie Moran (Manchester, Conn.) chipped in with one hit in three at-bats, as freshmen Bryn Worrilow (North Babylon, N.Y.) and Michelle Wlosek (Nutley, N.J.) each recorded an RBI in the win.
Penn State-Behrend 8, SC 6
In the Pride's second game on Monday morning, sophomore Angela Atkins (East Haddam, Conn.) went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored, but it was Penn State Erie, The Behrend College Lions which edged SC behind four seventh-inning runs, 8-6.
Sophomore Loni Rodriguez (Westfield, Mass.) added two hits in four at-bats with a walk and an RBI, as freshman Jaimie Moran (Manchester, Conn.) chipped in with a 1-for-3 performance with a double.
Sophomore lefthander Samantha Rhodes (Mendon, Mass.) pitched six innings, allowing seven hits and seven runs (four earned) to go along with nine strikeouts.