Guilford College Softball Finals – Guilford 12-3, Meredith 1-4

Posted by Don Moore on March 21, 2008 at 6:04 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Raleigh, N.C. (3-21-08) – Host Meredith College scored an unearned run in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 4-3 win in the second game of a nonconference softball doubleheader with Guilford College. The Quakers won the opening game, 12-1, in five innings.

In the opener, the Quakers’ Taryn Pulvermuller scattered five hits in her first win of the year. Guilford’s Amber Stapler hit a two-run single in the third inning, when the Quakers sent 12 batters to the plate. Kelly Hale hit an RBI double in the fourth for Guilford. The nonconference win ended Guilford’s 7-game losing skid.

Amber Littesy’s leadoff homer in the first inning accounted for Meredith’s scoring.

In the second game, McKenzie Caskey scored the winning run from second base on a Guilford error on a ball hit by Littesy. Arielle Stout had RBI doubles in the third and fifth innings for the Avenging Angels. Her fifth inning hit tied the game at 3-3.

Guilford’s Kelly Guarnieri had an RBI double in the third inning.

Game 1
Guilford 12, Meredith 1 (Mar 21, 2008 at Raleigh, N.C.) (Game 1)
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Guilford………… 206 40 – 12 11 1 (9-11-1)
Meredith………… 100 00 – 1 5 4 (6-11)
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Pitchers: Guilford – Taryn Pulvermuller. Meredith – STOUT, Arielle; SHERRER, Valerie(3).
Win-Taryn Pulvermuller(1-2) Loss-STOUT, Arielle(3-2) T-1:30 A-45
HR MER – LITTESY, Amber.

Game 2
Meredith 4, Guilford 3 (Mar 21, 2008 at Raleigh, N.C.) (Game 2)
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Guilford………… 001 200 0 – 3 9 1 (9-12-1)
Meredith………… 011 010 1 – 4 8 3 (7-11)
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Pitchers: Guilford – DeNina Eldridge. Meredith – ROEBOCK, Becki.
Win-ROEBOCK, Becki(3-6) Loss-DeNina Eldridge(4-7) T-1:32 A-42
Eldridge faced 3 batters in the 7th.
Game: GCS-22


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