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Scranton Softball Splits Games In Florida

March 12, 2019

The University of Scranton split a pair of softball games Monday in Leesburg, Florida.

Meaghan Dowdell tossed a two-hitter to lead Scranton to a 3-0 win over Mount Union. The Royals (4-2) fell to North Park, 7-2.

Heather Alich had two hits and scored a run in Scranton’s win and Molly Hampsey also had two hits.

North Park scored three runs in the first inning of the second game. Scranton scored a pair of runs in the fifth, but the Vikings had single runs in the fourth and fifth and added two more in the seventh. Megan Zinn had two hits and scored a run for Scranton and Lackawanna Trail graduate Mackenzie Duffy doubled.

Mount Union 8, Marywood 7

North Park 12, Marywood 7

At Leesburg, Florida, Marywood University lost 6-0 leads in two games in dropping its opening games of the season.

The Pacers (0-2) scored six runs in the fourth inning against Mount Union, but the Raiders answered with two runs in the fifth and a five-run sixth inning. Montrose graduate Hailey Rapisardi had a two-run single for Marywood.

Marywood scored three runs in each of the first two innings against North Park but the Vikings rallied with a five-run third and took the lead with seven runs in the fourth inning. Megan Gaeb doubled, scored two runs and drove in two for Marywood.

Keystone 9, Morrisville St. 5

Lycoming 7, Keystone 6

At North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Paige Mokychick and Shannon Lloyd combined for six hits, six runs and three RBIs to lead Keystone College to a win against Morrisville St. Honesdale graduate Heaven Houck drove in two runs for the Giants.

In the nightcap, Keystone (1-1) scored three runs in the first inning but Lycoming rallied and scored two runs in the sixth and one in the seventh to pull ahead. Lakeland graduate Mariah Loughney had two hits for Keystone.

Iowa Wesleyan 14, Clarks Summit 5

Norwich 8, Clarks Summit 0

At Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Clarks Summit University dropped its first two games of the season.

In the opener, the Defenders (0-2) trailed by two, but Iowa Wesleyan pulled away with seven runs over the final two innings. Allison Glennon doubled, scored a run and drove in two for Clarks Summit.

Emily Oliver threw a

two-hitter with seven strikeouts for Norwich in the second game. Glennon and Elk Lake graduate Mikaela Meaders had the hits for Clarks Summit.

Baseball

Keystone College posted wins over Loras College, 12-11, and Montclair St., 5-3, in Auburndale, Florida.

In the opener, Chris Hadsall hit a walk-off double to score Chris Panzarella in the 11th inning to give Keystone a win. Nick Carlini finished with four hits, including a home run, two runs and two RBIs for the Giants (2-1).

Keystone built a 5-0 lead through the first four innings against Montclair St. Dakota McFadden went

2 for 3 with a run and three RBIs for Keystone.

Washington (Md.) 5 7

Marywood 4 6

At Fort Pierce, Florida, Washington College rallied for a win in the opener and then took the nightcap in extra innings to earn a sweep.

Marywood built a four-run lead in the first game, but Washington tied the game with four runs in the fifth and scored the go-ahead run on a bases-loaded walk in the sixth. Michael Tempel had two hits, including a double, and a run scored for Marywood (0-4).

In the second game, Ryan Zwier drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the top of the eighth. Tempel and Trevor Powers each had three hits for Marywood.

Albertus Magnus 13 14

Clarks Summit 1 2

At Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Albertus Magnus pounded out 22 hits to roll to a doubleheader sweep.

Marcus Dixon singled and scored a run for Clarks Summit in the opener. Ryan Clark was 3 for 3 with a triple, a run and an RBI for the Defenders (0-4) in the nightcap.

Men’s tennis

Brian Harkins won at

No. 4 singles for the University of Scranton in a 7-2 loss to Lees-McRae in Orlando, Florida.

Alexander Ochalski and Scranton Prep graduate Tarquin McGurrin won at No. 1 doubles for the Royals (3-3).

Women’s tennis

Danielle Ogonowski had the lone win for Marywood University at No. 1 singles in an 8-1 loss to St. Ambrose in Orlando, Florida.

■ Lees-McRae swept the singles and doubles matches to post an 8-0 win over the University of Scranton in Orlando, Florida.

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