Press Release

Spring 2013 Softball: PSU Greater Allegheny

April 27, 2013

Freshman pitcher Kimberly Walter recorded the win in game two

Freshman pitcher Kimberly Walter recorded the win in game two

MCKEESPORT, Pa. - Freshman Karey Wolfe (Milton) racked up six hits and four RBI as the Pennsylvania College of Technology softball team swept Penn State Greater Allegheny Saturday. The Lady Wildcats won 12-11 in eight innings in game one and 6-2 in game two. With the sweep, they now improve to 11-19 overall and 9-7 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

In game one, Penn College took the lead early scoring a run in the third. After the Lions scored two in the bottom to take the lead, the offense proceeded to score 8 runs over the next four innings taking a 9-2 advantage into the bottom of the seventh.

Greater Allegheny made a comeback against junior starter Lacy Lose (Avis) scoring seven runs, four earned to force the game into extra innings. In the eighth, freshman Delaney Blubaugh (Waynesboro) capped off a three-run effort with a two-run homerun. Freshman Christina Mignot (Hughesville) relieved Lose in the eighth holding Greater Allegheny to two runs and capturing the win.

Blubaugh finished the game with two hits.

Penn College recorded 17 hits in the game with Wolfe going 4 for 4 with two doubles and two RBI. Freshman Katie Kratzer (Selinsgrove) also racked up two hits with two RBI.

In game two, the Lions struck first scoring a run in the third and fourth. The score held until the top of the seventh when the Lady Wildcats put up a five-run effort to steal the win. In the inning, Wolfe, Kratzer, Lose and freshman Kimberly Walter (Beavertown) recorded RBI. Wolfe and Kratzer both ended the game with two hits.

Walter recorded the win coming in relief for starter Mignot who pitched 4 2/3 with two strikeouts. Walter ended her day with two strikeouts.

Penn College finishes up its season with a non-conference doubleheader against Alfred State University on Thursday, May 2nd at 3 p.m.

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