April 17, 2012

Bullets Sweep F&M

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall dropped a Centennial Conference (CC) doubleheader against Gettysburg on Tuesday afternoon. The Diplomats (12-17-1, 4-7 CC) dropped the first game 10-1 and lost the second 8-0. The Bullets improved to 17-11, 8-3 CC.

In the opener, Gettysburg went up 2-0 in the bottom of the second frame off of two unearned runs. F&M responded quickly in the top of the third, converting off of a throwing error from the shortstop to cut the Bullets lead to 2-1.

Gettysburg opened the game up in the bottom of the inning, scoring eight runs to take a commanding 10-1 lead. The Bullets first three runs came off of a three-run homerun to center field from Maggie Macguire. Alexa Katz doubled to left field to plate two more runs and make the score 8-1, while the Bullets touched home three more times throughout the remainder of the frame to take the 10-1 advantage.

Gettysburg held the Diplomats scoreless over the next two innings to claim the victory due to the eight-run rule.

Justine Lohrey (3-6) recorded the loss for F&M in a complete-game outing on the mound.

Lanie Parr (4-5) earned the win for the Bullets. Parr allowed one hit, one run, and struck out four over the five innings.

In the second game, neither team got a run until the bottom of the third when Gettysburg jumped out to a 5-0 lead off of five unearned runs. The Bullets pushed their advantage to 6-0 in the fifth frame. Katz singled through the left side, allowing Sam Bader to touch home on the play.

Gettysburg final runs of the game came in the sixth inning as the Bullets plated two more to take an 8-0 lead and end the game due to the eight-run rule.

Kaitlin Zampino (1-4) took the loss for the Diplomats, pitching 5.2 innings.

Lindsey Treanor (9-2) pitched a complete game, picking up the win for Gettysburg. Treanor gave up just four hits and zero runs, while striking out three.

F&M returns to the diamond on Saturday when the Diplomats host Dickinson. Game one is set for 1:00 pm.

Gettysburg 10, Franklin & Marshall 1 (Apr 17, 2012 at Gettysburg, Pa.) (Game 1)
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Franklin & Marshall. 001 00 -  1  1  5      (12-16-1, 4-7 CC)
Gettysburg.......... 028 0X - 10 10  2      (17-11, 8-3 CC)
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Pitchers: Franklin & Marshall - Justine Lohrey  Gettysburg - L Parr and

Win-L Parr(4-5)  

Loss-Justine Lohrey(3-6)

Gettysburg 8, Franklin & Marshall 0 (Apr 17, 2012 at Gettysburg, Pa.) (Game 2)
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Franklin & Marshall. 000 000  -  0  4  5      (12-17-1, 4-8 CC)
Gettysburg.......... 005 012  -  8 11  1      (18-11, 9-3 CC)
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Pitchers: Franklin & Marshall - Kaitlin Zampino Gettysburg - L Treanor

Win-L Treanor(9-2)  

Loss-Kaitlin Zampino(1-3)