Guilford College Softball Finals – NC Wesleyan 12-6, Guilford 1-5

Posted by Don Moore on March 20, 2008 at 9:28 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro, N.C. (3-20-08) – Visiting North Carolina Wesleyan College swept a nonconference doubleheader from Guilford College Thursday, 12-1 and 6-5.

In the opener, the Bishops broke open a 3-1 game with two runs in the sixth and seven in the seventh en route to the 12-1 win. Ashlee Bass put the Bishops on the board with a two-run triple in the guests’ three-run third inning.

The Quakers got their run in the fifth on an RBI ground out by Morgan Freyer, but the Bishops scored on a wild pitch and RBI single by Carla Pridgen in the fifth. Pinch-hitter Libby Fulford delivered a three-run triple in the Bishops’ seventh as the visitors sent 12 batters to the plate in the inning.

In game two, Pridgen scored on a Quakers’ error in the top of the eighth inning and Fulford threw two innings of scoreless relief as North Carolina Wesleyan completed the sweep.

Kelly Guarnieri’s two-run single in the second gave the Quakers a short-lived 5-3 lead as the Bishops tied the game in the next inning on Whitney Moshier’s two-out, two-run single.

Game 1
NC Wesleyan 12, Guilford 1 (Mar 20, 2008 at Greensboro, NC) (Game 1)
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NC Wesleyan……… 003 002 7 – 12 10 2 (9-4)
Guilford………… 000 010 0 – 1 6 3 (8-10-1)
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Pitchers: NC Wesleyan – McCORD, Tiffany; FULFORD, Libby(6). Guilford – DeNina Eldridge.
Win-McCORD, Tiffany(1-0) Loss-DeNina Eldridge(4-6) T-1:30 A-25

Game 2
NC Wesleyan 6, Guilford 5 (Mar 20, 2008 at Greensboro, N.C.) (Game 2)
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NC Wesleyan……… 122 000 01 – 6 8 1 (10-4)
Guilford………… 140 000 00 – 5 9 2 (8-11-1)
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Pitchers: NC Wesleyan – BRANDES, Kacie; FULFORD, Libby(7). Guilford – Taryn Pulvermuller.
Win-FULFORD, Libby(6-2) Loss-Taryn Pulvermuller(0-2) T-2:00 A-25

BRANDES faced 1 batter in the 7th.
Game: GCS-20


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