MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Visiting Penn College completed the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) sweep of Morrisville State College Sunday afternoon, collecting an 8-0 victory in game one before posting the 4-0 win in game two of the double-header scheduled in Morrisville.
In the first of the day's action, Penn College took a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning with a grand slam over the center field fence off the bat of Taylor Brooks, and added four additional runs down the stretch to collect the 8-0 win.
Allison McGuire (Gilboa, N.Y.) recorded the loss on the mound, throwing six innings and allowing three earned runs on five hits, while collecting a strikeout.
Nicole Chiappetta (Trumball, Conn.) led Morrisville State's (4-20, 4-12 NEAC) efforts from the plate, collecting two of the Mustangs four hits.
In game two, Brooks threw a no-hitter, striking out 10, for the Wildcats as they posted a 4-0 victory over the Mustangs to complete the series sweep.
Erika Kenney (Duanesburg, N.Y.) registered two strikeouts across seven innings in the loss, allowing four earned runs in 33 batters faced.
Morrisville State returns to the field Tuesday, hosting SUNY Cobleskill in a double slated to begin at 3 p.m. on the Mustangs home field.
Morrisville State College'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.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.