MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Freshman Holly Gamlen (Cazenovia, N.Y.) registered a single in the bottom of the eighth inning to drive in sophomore Liz Miller (East Greenbush, N.Y.), giving Morrisville State College softball the 2-1 victory over Southern Vermont Tuesday morning at the Snowbird Classic in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The win lifts Morrisville State to 2-1 overall.
Miller went 3-for-4 from the plate to lead the Mustangs, registering two singles and a triple, while teammate Tomara Bodnaruik (Spey, N.Y.) went 1-for-2 as she posted the lone hit for Morrisville State in the fifth inning.
Junior Brittany Keator (Roxbury, N.Y.) threw all eight innings in the win for Morrisville State, allowing one earned run on five hits, while striking out eight.
The Mustangs return to the field tomorrow, facing Albright College and Arcadia University in Myrtle Beach.
Morrisville State's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
In addition to being named to the 2014 President's Higher Community Education Service Honor Roll, the college was recognized by U.S. News and World Report as an institution in the top tier of the Best Regional Colleges list and ranked second among regional colleges nationwide for outperforming its anticipated graduation rate. For more information visit www.morrisville.edu.