Morrisville State shut out in loss to Albright

Morrisville State shut out in loss to Albright

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Morrisville State College softball dropped to 2-3 overall Wednesday morning, as Albright College posted the 8-0 non-conference victory in five innings at the Snowbird Classic held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Brianna Martin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Heather Weinstein (Long Beach, N.Y.) recorded the lone hits for Morrisville State in the contest, both going 1-for-2 from the plate. Martin's hit was a double that came in the opening inning before Weinstein added her single in the second.

Brittany Keator (Roxbury, N.Y.) posted the loss, pitching 4.2 innings and allowing seven earned runs in 28 batters faced. Keator also collected three strikeouts in the game.

Morrisville State kept it a 0-0 game until the bottom of the third inning when Albright broke through and recorded two straight singles to place two runners on base, before a sacrifice bunt advanced each into scoring position. The fourth batter of the inning stepped to the plate and hit a single that drove in two, to put the home team on the board.

Albright added four additional runs in the bottom of the fifth to collect the win.

Morrisville State returns to the field for a second of the day's action at 11:30, facing Arcadia University.

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.

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