Lions Take Down Thiel in Doubleheader Sweep

Lions Take Down Thiel in Doubleheader Sweep

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend softball team swept Thiel on Sunday in a non-conference doubleheader, 9-3, and 7-0.  

Penn State Behrend 9, Thiel 3
Penn State Behrend 7, Thiel 0

Game 1
* Behrend took on the Tomcats in game one, winning 9-3
* The Lions had a six-run second inning and a three-run sixth to hold down Thiel
* In the second, Katie Gozzard (Pittsburgh, PA/Deer Lakes) had a two-RBI single to center field while Mackenzie McIntire (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview) followed with a double to bring in three runs
* McIntire had one more RBI in the sixth, bringing Gozzard home before Samantha Manioci (Rochester, NY/Odyssey Academy) had a single up the middle to drive in one more
* Alaina Wyckoff (Elma, NY/Iroquois Central) registered a win in the circle, pitching six innings
* Carson Hauser (Westfield, NY/Westfield Academy) tallied her 150th career hit against the Tomcats in game one

Game 2
* Behrend won the second game of the series 7-0 over Thiel
* Pitcher Ashley Seamon (West Allegheny, PA/West Allegheny) had her first win of the season, pitching a shutout and only giving up three hits
* Alayna Derzak (Seven Fields, PA/Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic) led the Lions offense, going 4-for-4 and tallying two RBIs
* Hauser hit her second triple of the season in the second inning, bringing in Marissa Torretti (DuBois, PA/DoBois)
* AJ Nichols (Pittsburgh, PA/Shaler), Lauren Olevnik (Clarks Summit, PA/Abington Heights), and Kaylene Chaffee (Venango, PA/Cambridge Springs) each had an RBI in game two against the Tomcats
* With the two-win sweep, the Lions improve to 17-7 overall, continuing an 11 game win streak 

Up Next
* Penn State Behrend will travel to D'Youville on Wednesday for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) doubleheader at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Softball Schedule Change
April 16, 2019 Softball Schedule Change