Guilford grabs softball double-dip from Peace: Quaker women begin (5-0-1)

Posted by Andy Durham on February 22, 2010 at 11:43 am under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College swept Peace College in a nonconference
doubleheader Sunday to extend its best start in school history. The 6-2 and
5-3 victories improve the Quakers’ record to 6-0-1. Peace drops to 3-3 with
the losses.

Jessica Burcham (Lexington, N.C./South Davidson) improved to 4-0 with a
complete-game four-hitter in the opener. She got offensive support from
Charissa Duncan (Radford, Va./Auburn) and Kimberly Keys (Rockingham,
N.C./Richmond Senior), who both homered and had two RBIs in the win.
Courtney Kozar (Laurens, S.C./District 55) also had two RBIs for Guilford.

Morgan Andrews (Broadway, N.C./Chatham Central) homered and Autumn Yoder
(Friedens, Pa./Somerset) had two hits and an RBI for Guilford in game two.
Shelby Bowser (Winston-Salem, N.C./Ledford) notched her first win of the
season in the nightcap. Peace’s Courtney Long had three of the Pacers’ 12
hits, plus a run batted in.

Guilford visits Averett University next Sunday (2/28).

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Guilford 6, Peace 2 (Feb 21, 2010 at Greensboro, NC)

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Peace…………… 000 002 0 – 2 4 6 (3-2)

Guilford………… 320 010 X – 6 8 1 (4-0-1)

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Pitchers: Peace – McLeod and Melissa Williams. Guilford – Jessica Burcham
and Morgan Andrews.

Win-Jessica Burcham(4-0) Loss-McLeod(0-1) T-2:45 A-120

HR GC – Charissa Duncan; Kimberly Keys.

Weather: Sunny

Game: GCS-05

Guilford 5, Peace 3 (Feb 21, 2010 at Greensboro, NC) (Game 2)

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Peace…………… 000 003 0 – 3 12 2 (3-3)

Guilford………… 021 011 X – 5 8 1 (5-0-1)

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Pitchers: Peace – Kendra Yearick and Melissa Williams; /. Guilford – Shelby
Bowser and

Morgan Andrews.

Win-Shelby Bowser(1-0) Loss-Kendra Yearick(2-1) T-1:55 A-120

HR GC – Morgan Andrews.

Weather: Sunny

Game: GCS-06


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