Monday, March 4, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Westminster College softball team won two games on Monday in day two of the Rebel Spring Games. The Titans won, 9-1, versus Presentation in game one and 1-0 against Widener in the nightcap. Westminster improved to 2-2 on the year.
In game one versus Presentation (0-3), the Titans were down 1-0 through four innings of play. The Titans took over the game in the fifth inning as they scored four runs. Freshman Allison Hryadil (Pittsburgh, PA / Montour) led the charge with three RBI. Westminster picked up where it left off in the sixth inning, adding five more runs and ending the game due to the eight-run rule. Senior Layne Carpenter (Marietta, OH / Marietta) highlighted the sixth inning with a grand slam.
Freshman pitcher Amber Forrest (Clear Spring, MD / Clear Spring) threw a one-hitter in a complete game victory. Forrest struck out eight batters and walked three. Hryadil and senior Olet Stasko (McDonald, PA / West Allegheny) led the offense with three hits each.
In the nightcap against Widener (1-1), senior pitcher Chelsea Brown (New Castle, PA / Mohawk) threw a one-hitter in a complete game victory. Brown struck out six batters and walked one.
The Titans scored the only run of the game in the top of the third inning when Carpenter was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. Stasko had a game-high two hits.
The Titans will face Alvernia tomorrow as 9 a.m. and Catholic at 11 a.m.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.