The weather was brisk and cold today as the few hundred spectators who braved the elements bundled themselves to stay warm. It was a chilly 42F in AA today. Coach Hutch looked like Kenny from South Park with her winter gear on.
The temperatures were certainly ice-cold but the pitchers were hot, hot, hot. Haylie and Sara combined on a 3-hit performance for the Mercy-rule win against Bowling Green; 9-1. Haylie was the starting and winning pitcher going 3 innings, giving up 0 runs on 1 hit. She had 5 Ks and 0 BB with 1 HBP on the second pitch of the game. Sara came on in the 4th and pitched 2 innings giving up 1ER on 2 hits with 3ks and 1BB.
The offense was led by Freshman Kelsey Susella. She started at 1b and went 2 for 2 with 4 RBIs and a run scored. Colie went 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored. Caitlin Blanchard kept up her torrid pace by going 2 for 2 with 2 runs scored. Jacklyn Crummy went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Amy Knapp kept her contributions up by going 1 for 1 with an RBI and 2 runs scored. Overall we had 10 hits.
Ashley Lane took a hot shot off the face off a line drive but was smiling when Coach went out to talk to her. She appeared to be alright but she might have a shiner tomorrow. This pushes our record to 25-7 entering a 3 game series at Penn State this weekend.