Athletic News

April 12, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Hawks Sweep Doubleheader from Wesleyan to Even Season Record

MACON, Ga.—The Huntingdon softball team won its sixth straight game with a doubleheader sweep of Great South Athletic Conference foe Wesleyan on Monday, taking game one 11-1 and game two 14-5.

With the sweep, the Hawks evened their season record at 15-15 and improved to 5-1 in league games. Wesleyan fell to 0-24 overall.

In the opener, freshman Melissa McClure (8-5) limited the Pioneers’ offense to just one hit, while striking out seven in the five-inning complete game.

Freshman Brittney Calma finished 2-for-2 at the plate with three RBIs and two runs scored, while junior Jessica Sharker had three hits, two runs scored and a run batted in. Junior Ashley Blocker added a hit and two stolen bases.

Cheyanne Siebenaler (0-14) took the loss for Wesleyan, allowing 10 hits and 11 runs, while striking out three.

In game two, Sharker added three more hits, including two doubles, while Blocker finished 3-for-3 with three runs scored to help complete the sweep. Freshman Brittany Mitchell had three RBIs, while junior Mary Lawren Hill added two runs scored and two runs batted in.

Freshman Sarah Solomon picked up the victory for Huntingdon, improving to 3-1 on the season, after tossing 3.0 innings of eight-hit ball, allowing five runs and striking out four. Senior Kayla Bratcher threw the final two innings, allowing just one hit and striking out one.

Siebenaler and Dena Phillips led the Pioneers offense with two RBIs each. Lindsey Ambegia (0-10) threw a complete game, but allowed 15 hits and 14 runs in the outing.

Huntingdon will return to action on Tuesday, when it hosts Millsaps in a doubleheader, beginning at 1 p.m.

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Tim Lutz
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
tlutz@huntingdon.edu

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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