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Spring 2011 Softball: PSUAC Championships @ PSU Altoona - Semifinals PSU Beaver

April 29, 2011

The Wildcats upset #1 Penn State Beaver to stay alive in the tournament

The Wildcats upset #1 Penn State Beaver to stay alive in the tournament

ALTOONA, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology softball team dealt #1 Penn State Beaver its second upset of the day as they defeated the Lions 6-1 in the knock-out round of the Penn State University Athletic Conference playoffs Friday. The top seed lost to #4 Penn State Hazleton in its opening game. Sophomore Lacy Lose (Avis) earned the win as the Wildcats improve to 14-12 overall and 10-4 in the PSUAC.

Sophomore Erin Bannon (Williamsport) hit an RBI single in the first to put Penn College on top. An error in the bottom of the inning allowed the Lions to equalize. Freshman Chelsea Hewitt (Shippensburg) hit an RBI single tin third to score freshman Sabrina Reynolds (Muncy) to make it 2-1.

The Wildcats put up four in the fifth off of three Beaver errors to make it 6-1. Lose and sophomore Amber Eck (Williamsport) each collected RBIs in the inning.

Lose closed out the game strong shutting down the Lions’ offense in the next three innings to take the victory. She recorded three strikeouts and allowed only six hits in seven innings.

Penn College will take on the loser of the Penn State Mont Alto and Penn State Hazleton game on Sat., April 30 at noon.

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