Morrisville State bats open season with loss in Clermont  

Morrisville State bats open season with loss in Clermont  

 

CLERMONT, FLA – The Morrisville State College softball team opened the 2018 season campaign Tuesday afternoon, dropping a five inning outing with Mount Union College in Clermont, Florida, 13-1, during the opening day of the PFX Spring Games for the Mustangs.

Morrisville State (0-1) posted their lone run in the bottom of the first inning, as lead off Amanda Labe (Friedensburg, Pa.) tripled to right field, and was followed by a single from senior Holly Gamlen (Cazenovia, N.Y.) to left center for the RBI.

The Mustangs maintained that lead until the top of the third inning when Mount Union got the bats rolling, and capitalized on three Morrisville State errors and a total 10 hits for nine runs.

Morrisville State attempted to rally in the bottom of the fourth with a single from Allison McGuire (Gilboa, N.Y.), but the Mustangs were unable to advance the runner beyond second after a stolen base.

Mount Union added to their total in the top of the fifth, claiming the eventual 13-1 victory.

McGuire threw the loss, pitching a total 2.2 innings and allowing nine runs, two earned, while striking out one. Brooke Terrier (Hubbardsville, N.Y.) relieved McGuire for the final 2.1 innings, allowing four earned runs.

Morrisville State returns to the field tonight for a second spring break outing, facing North Central (MN) at 7 p.m. in Clermont.

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 & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.

 

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Mount Union 13, Morrisville St. 1 (3/6/2018 at Clermont, Fla.)

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Mount Union......... 009 04 - 13 16  0      (3-5)

Morrisville St...... 100 00 -  1  3  3      (0-1)

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Pitchers: Mount Union - H. Reusser and . Morrisville St. - Allison McGuire; Brooke Terrier(3)

Win-H. Reusser(2-2)  Loss-Allison McGuire(0-1)  T-1:07  A-47

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