Tuesday, March 6, 2012
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - On day three of the Rebel Games, the Westminster College softball team lost to Muskingum University 7-0 in game one and 4-0 to Widener University in the nightcap. The Titans fell to 1-6 on the season, while the Muskies improved to 2-1 and the Pride improved to 2-2 on the season.
The Muskies broke the first game open in the third inning scoring three runs on three hits and two errors. In the fourth inning, the Muskies scored another three runs on three hits and two errors.
The Lady Titans were held to just two hits in the game, junior shortstop Katie Hughes (Boardman, OH / Cardinal Mooney) was on base twice with a single and a walk. Junior outfielder Olet Stasko (McDonald, PA / West Allegheny) singled on a bunt in the fifth inning.
On the hill for the Lady Titans, junior Chelsea Brown (New Castle, PA / Mohawk) (1-2), took the loss. She pitched four innings, giving up eight hits and six runs, but none were earned runs. Westminster had five defensive errors in the contest.
Freshman pitcher Carly Leffakis (Pittsburgh, PA / North Catholic) closed out the final two innings for the Lady Titans giving up two hits, one unearned run, and striking out two batters.
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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 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 42 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.