Glascock with Two Hits in Game One
CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Visiting Stevenson University took a pair of games from host Washington College in a non-conference softball doubleheader this afternoon at Washington College Softball Field. The Mustangs pulled out a 5-4 win in the opener and grabbed the second game in six innings by an 8-0 score due to the eight-run rule. Stevenson is now 21-14, while the Shorewomen drop to 13-19. It was the home finale for Washington.
In the opener, the Mustangs scored three times in the top of the second inning to grab a 3-0 lead. Jessica Bandzwolek scored on an error by the Shorewomen to score the game's first run. With two outs, Brittani Rynkowski singled in two runners to push the cushion to 3-0. The Shorewomen countered with three runs of their own in the bottom of the second. Freshman Shaelan Nottingham (Ocean City, MD/Stephen Decatur) tripled to lead off the frame and would score on a single by fellow classmate Laura Wagoner (Phoenixville, PA/Agnes Irwin School) to trim the lead to 3-1. Wagoner would score on a sacrifice bunt to reduce the lead to 3-2. Freshman Lindsey Glascock (Glenwood, MD/Glenelg) singled down the right field line to to chase in freshman Brittany Walter (Forest Hill, MD/C. Milton Wright) to level the game at 3-3.
In the top of the third, Lisa Bilski scored from first on a double by Desirae Sullivan to give Stevenson a 4-3 lead. Sophomore Sally Snover (Charlotte, NC/Myers Park) scored on a fielder's choice in the bottom half of the inning to tie the score at 4-4. The Mustangs regained the lead in the top of the fourth when Bilski doubled home Caitlin Kwedar with two away to give the guests the lead back at 5-4 and it proved to be the winning run.
For Stevenson, Bilski and Sara DiMeglio each had two hits, while Rynkowski had two RBI. Julianne Roper got the win pitching wise and improves to 8-6 as she went the entire way.
Glascock had two hits for WC and Wagoner plated two teammates. In the circle, Walter took the loss and falls to 6-11 despite giving up just two earned runs in tossing a complete game.
In game two, the Mustangs strung together three consecutive singles with two outs to grab a 1-0 lead when Bandzwolek drove in Bilski on the third of the straight singles. Sarah Moelter would increase the lead to 2-0 when she cranked a home run over the left field fence in the top of the fourth. In the top of the fifth, Stevenson three times to take a 5-0 lead. The guests scored two runs on a Bandzwolek double to push the lead to 4-0 and Bandzwolek would score courtesy of a fielding error by WC to make it 5-0.
In the sixth for Stevenson, Bilski drove in two runs with a two-bagger to make it 7-0 and she scored on an RBI single by Desirae Sullivan to increase the bulge to 8-0 and provided the final margin.
Desirae Sullivan was a perfect 4-for-4 to spearhead the Mustangs' offense. Bilski was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBI, while Bandzwolek was 2-for-4 with three RBI. Carianne Sullivan and Rynkowski both had two hits for the visitors. Pitching wise, Moelter got the win and improves to 11-5. She scattered four hits and allowed no runs in going the entire way. For Washington, sophomore Meaghan Kimme (Lumberton, NJ/Holy Cross) took the loss and falls to 6-8.
The Shorewomen are back in action Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. road double-header against Catholic in the season finale for the Shorewomen Nine.