Courtesy of Wes Gullett, Greensboro College Sports Information Director
Baseball Drops Series Finale At Pfeiffer 2-1
MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Greensboro College baseball team dropped the series finale with the Falcons of Pfeiffer University Sunday 2-1.
Pfeiffer held a 2-0 lead heading into the fifth inning before the Pride was able to get on the board in the top half of the inning.
Jacob Rodriguez led off the inning with a single to right field before advancing into scoring position on a soft single into left field. Following a fly out by Scotty McGuire for the first out of the inning, Greensboro got a run on a Pfeiffer error to pull within one run.
Trailing by the one-run margin in the seventh inning, Greensboro threatened to tie the game in the top half of the eighth inning but could not push the tying run across despite having the bases loaded.
Over the final two innings, Greensboro continued to battle but could not push the game-tying run across and fell by the one-run margin.
Cameron Edmonds struck out three batters over five innings but was credited with the loss. Dominic Colosimo pitched the final three innings in relief and did not all a hit. Rodriguez and Hunter Curtis finished with a team-leading two hits.
The Pride will return to action Wednesday when they host the Maroons of Roanoke College. For more information on Greensboro College baseball, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesports.com.
Softball Splits Games At Virginia Wesleyan Classic
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Greensboro College softball team split a pair of games at the Virginia Wesleyan Classic Sunday.
The Pride defeated the Bison of Bethany (W.V.) by a 4-0 score before falling to the host Marlins, 4-0.
Against the Bison, Greensboro got on the board in the first inning when Kassie Simmons plated Caroline Stanley with a single through the left side of the infield.
After the game remained a one-run contest for the next three innings, the Pride plated three addition runs in the fifth inning to secure the four-run victory. Simmons once again got the scoring started with an RBI single to left field before Macy Brew and the Pride executed a double steal to make the score 3-0.
Later in the inning, Allyson Loy plated Simmons from second base for the game’s final run with a single to right field.
In addition to her two RBI performance, Simmons picked up the pitching victory after striking out seven batters and only two hits allowed. Loy, Courtney Fink, and Simmons each had a team-leading two hits.
Following their victory against the Bison, Greensboro fell behind 1-0 against the nationally ranked Marlins in the first inning. Over the remainder of the game, the Marlins added three runs over the remainder of the contest to take the victory.
Stanley, Jordan Deaton, and Alexis Sox each had one hit in the game. Cheyanne Cox pitched all six innings and was credited with the loss.
The Pride will return to action Thursday when they host the Knights of St. Andrews University. For more information on Greensboro College softball, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesports.com.