LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Moyle Tosses No-hitter In Cougars’ Doubleheader Split
At Anderson Field, Misericordia softball split a doubleheader against Arcadia on Thursday.
In Game 1, Misericordia won 8-0 in six innings behind a Brooke Moyle no-hitter. Against 20 batters, she tossed seven strikeouts and only two walks prevented a perfect game.
The Cougars’ bats were also an issue for the Knights. Miranda Bohn, Jessica Oltman and Ciara DeLong all had hits and RBIs in the first three innings for the Cougars. Brianna Holder hit her first home run of the season in the third inning. Maddie Holub added insurance runs in the sixth inning with a two-run triple.
In Game 2, the Cougars fell to the Knights 10-0 in five innings. The Knights’ offense tallied 13 hits, five coming in the second inning, giving Arcadia a 6-0 lead.
Kiersten Pflueger recorded two hits for the Cougars.
Misericordia is 13-7 and will host Eastern in a double header on Saturday.
Wilkes University women’s lacrosse team had a commanding lead at halftime en route to a 10-6 victory over the College of Mount Saint Vincent Dolphins on Thursday afternoon at Schmidt Stadium.
The win improves the Colonels to 6-2.
Wilkes got on the board early as Ashley Burkhardt gave the Colonels a quick 1-0 lead. Less than a minute later, Domenica Lerch put one past the Dolphins goalkeeper to give Wilkes a 2-0 advantage just under four minutes into the game.
Ally Joly continued the Colonels quick start with a tally at the 23:34 mark.
The Wilkes offense quieted down for a little while before Burkhardt scored again with 10:44 left in the first half.
The Dolphins found the back of the net for the first time 40 seconds later, but Kyra Boccio responded with her first of the game at the 9:18 mark. Later, Boccio found Lerch for her second of the game to make it a 6-1 Colonels advantage.
Boccio scored another before halftime to send Wilkes to the break up 7-1.
After Mount Saint Vincent got one back, Boccio scored the next two goals to extend the Wilkes lead to seven at 9-2 with 9:14 left in regulation.
The Dolphins went on a 3-0 run until Sierra Duman picked the right time to score her only goal of the game. Laura Singleton caught a high shot from a free position behind the net and quickly passed it to Duman who snuck it by the Dolphins goalkeeper for the final WIlkes goal.
The Colonels open MAC Freedom play at 5 p.m. Wednesday against King’s at Schmidt Stadium.