Game 1: Bates 10, Brandeis 4
BATES SOFTBALL PICKS UP FIRST DH SWEEP OF SEASON OVER BRANDEIS
WALTHAM, Mass. The Bates College softball team picked up its first doubleheader sweep of the 2001 season, outscoring the host Brandeis University Judges by a combined 21-7 score in Waltham, Mass. today.
The Bobcats (5-8) jumped out to a 7-0 lead after 2 1/2 innings in the first game, taking advantage of wildness from Brandeis (6-7) hurler Leigh Warren to score three runs in the first inning. Bates added four more runs in the third inning, with senior Anna Wulffleff (Wilton, Conn.) hitting a two-run double. Sophomore Ginger Walsh (Hopkinton, N.H.) struck out a career-high five batters to snap her personal five-game losing streak.
In Game Two, the Bobcats jumpde out to an 8-1 lead, with rookie catcher Cami Dyson (Arvada, Colo.) driving in two runs in the first with a two-run double and two more in the fourth inning with a one-out single. Sophomore hurler Krissie Whiting (Contoocook, N.H.) had a big second game as well, going 4-5 with three runs scored, three stolen bases and a pair of doubles at the plate and scattering nine hits while striking out three on the mound.
GAME 1 BATES (4-8) 304 012 0 -- 10 10 2 BRANDEIS (6-6) 002 002 0 -- 4 5 2 Batteries: BA, Ginger Walsh and Brooke Tardiff. BR, Leigh Warren and Melissa Haller. WP: Walsh (1-5). LP: Warren. 2B: BA, Cami Dyson. BR, Felicity Hanks. Multiple hitters (No. hits): BA, Laura Lent 2, Tardiff 2, Dyson 2. BR, Kerry Braun 2. GAME 2 BATES (5-8) 341 002 1 -- 11 13 0 BRANDEIS (6-7) 100 002 0 -- 3 8 3 Batteries: BA, Krissie Whiting and Cami Dyson. BR, Erin Powers and Wendy Wright. WP: Whiting (3-2). LP: Powers. 2B: BA, Whiting 2. BR, Sara Albert. 3B: BR, Melissa Leber. Multiple hitters (No. hits): BA, Whiting 4, Laura Lent 2 Dyson 2, Anna Wullfleff 2. BR, Felicity Hanks 2, Albert 2.