Trenton St. 7, Chapman 2
SALEM, Va. (AP) _ Karen Stefanowicz pitched a five-hitter and Chris Owens drove in three runs Sunday to lead Trenton State to a 7-2 victory over defending champion Chapman in the NCAA Division III softball championship game.
The title is Trenton’s second in the last three seasons.
Leslie Miller hit a two-run double in the third inning when Trenton scored three times to open a 4-1 lead. Trenton (38-3) added two runs in the fourth and another in the bottom of the sixth.
Stefanowicz (19-1) allowed a solo home run by Jessamine Maiben in the third and an RBI single by Christy Guidorizzi in the fourth. Stefanowicz struck out one and walked none in the complete game.
Maiben (13-4) gave up three runs in one inning for Chapman (40-9).