Morrisville State outgunned by Elizabethtown in final day of spring training  

Morrisville State outgunned by Elizabethtown in final day of spring training  

 

CLERMONT, FLA – The Morrisville State College softball team collected just two hits from the plate Friday morning as they fell to Elizabethtown College by a final 15-0 in five innings on the final day of competition during spring break in Clermont, Florida.

The loss drops the Mustangs to 1-4 on the young season.

Holly Gamlen (Cazenovia, N.Y.) and Amanda Labe (Friedensburg, Pa.) each recorded hits for Morrisville State, Gamlen going 1-for-3 from the plate and Labe 1-for-1.

Gamlen registered her lone hit of the contest as lead off in the first inning, singling to left field. Labe followed in the third with a shot up the middle to record her single.

Allison McGuire (Gilboa, N.Y.) recorded the loss, throwing 2.1 innings and allowing eight earned runs, while striking out one.

Jessie Davis (Franklin, N.Y.) made an appearance for five batters, before being relieved by Brooke Terrier (Hubbardsville, N.Y.) for the final 1.2 innings. Terrier allowed one earned run in 11 batters faced.

Elizabethtown scored twice in the opening inning, registering three straight hits, before adding to their lead in the bottom of the second with three additional runs, two unearned.

In the third, Elizabethtown broke out for four straight hits, including two doubles, and ignited their offensive game as they crossed home nine times en route to the dominating 15-0 win.

Morrisville State wraps up their spring break trip in the afternoon, facing Lebanon Valley at 2 p.m.

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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