Immediate Release: April 28, 2007
Contact: David O'Brian (email@example.com)
softball swept at Vermont 1-0 and 5-3
BURLINGTON, Vt. Junior Aimee Kern threw a complete game
shutout in the open and scored a pair of runs in the second game
, leading Vermont (11-26, 4-13 AE) to a doubleheader sweep over
visiting Binghamton (6-27, 2-14 AE) in America East Conference
softball action on Saturday afternoon at Archie Post Field. The
Catamounts won the opener 1-0 and then held on to win the second
opener featured a pitchers duel between Kern and sophomore pitcher
N.Y.). Suker scattered one run on six hits and struck out six
batters. The Catamounts, however, scored their only run of the
game when junior Sarah Toczylowski singled home a run with two
Kern held the Bearcats to five hits and struck out eight batters.
Binghamton, however, left a pair of runners on base when the
Vermont jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the nightcap after three
innings of play. Binghamton finally got on the board in the top
of the sixth inning on a RBI double by senior catcher Christina
In the top of the seventh inning, the Bearcats pulled to within
5-3 as junior third baseman Megan
(Temecula, Calif) led off with a home run and senior outfielder
(Manlius, N.Y.) doubled in a run. Binghamton had the tying run
at the plate when the game ended one batter later.
Kern, who was the designated hitter in the nightcap, went 2-for-3.
She finished the doubleheader by going 3-for-6 at the plate.
two teams will meet again tomorrow, wrapping up the three-game
set starting at noon.