Diplomats Drop Two to Bears

Diplomats Drop Two to Bears

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LANCASTER, Pa. – Lauren Davis-Macedonia and Jennilyn Weber limited Franklin & Marshall to just four hits in two games as Ursinus blanked the Diplomats in a Centennial Conference (CC) softball double header on Saturday afternoon. The Bears took the first game by a 12-0 score and the second by 16-0. F&M now sits at 5-7, 1-5 CC on the year, while Ursinus improved to 14-2, 4-0 CC.

The first game of the day remained quiet through the sixth inning. Ursinus notched one run in the first, third and sixth innings to hold a 3-0 edge. At the top of the seventh the Bears came out swinging, racking up nine runs, including two homeruns from Emily McFarland and Liz Lowes to take Ursinus up 12.

Elena Stein and Julianne Whitleigh registered the Diplomats' two hits in the game. In the fifth, Whitleigh singled down the left line to reach first. Stein singled to left field in the bottom of the seventh, but the Diplomats could not recover from the 12-run deficit.

Davis-Macedonia earned the win, striking out 14 and allowing only one hit.

Liz Chudzik was saddled with the loss, allowing 15 hits and walking four. Chudzik also fanned four batters.

Game two sat scoreless after the first frame, but Ursinus quickly tallied five runs in the second to take the lead. Throughout the third the Bears totaled 10 runs, including a grand slam to center field from Samantha Sinisi. Ursinus added the final run of the contest in the top of the fourth.

Danielle Murphy singled up the middle in the first frame to register one of &M's two hits. Stein recorded her second hit of the day in the bottom of the fifth when she doubled to left field.

Sara Damato took the loss for the Diplomats, allowing 11 hits and walking three.

It was Davis-Macedonia again who earned the win, allowing only one hit and striking out six.

F&M travels to Haverford on Tuesday, Apr. 6 for a CC double header. The first game is scheduled for 3 p.m. 


Ursinus 12, Franklin & Marshall 0 (Apr 03, 2010 at Lancaster, Pa.) (Game 1)


Ursinus............. 101 001 9 - 12 16  0      (13-2, 3-0)

Franklin & Marshall. 000 000 0 -  0  2  1      (5-6, 1-4)


Pitchers: Ursinus - L. Davis-Macedonia; Jennilyn Weber(7) and Emeile McFarland.

Franklin & Marshall - Liz Chudzik; Sara Damato(7); Elena Stein(8) and Brittany Kurtz.

Win-L. Davis-Macedonia(10-1)  Loss-Liz Chudzik(3-4)  T-1:56  A-63

HR UC - Liz Lowes; Emeile McFarland.

L Chudzik faced 8 batters in the 7th.

Game: SB0403A


Ursinus 16, Franklin & Marshall 0 (Apr 03, 2010 at Lancaster, Pa) (Game 2)


Ursinus............. 05(10) 10 - 16 17  0      (14-2, 4-0)

Franklin & Marshall. 000    00 -  0  2  2      (5-7, 1-5)


Pitchers: Ursinus - L. Davis-Macedonia; Jennilyn Weber(4) and Rachael Vietheer; Morgan Lyndall.

Franklin & Marshall - Sara Damato; Liz Chudzik(3) and Brittany Kurtz; Amanda Schellaci.

Win-L. Davis-Macedonia(11-1)  Loss-Sara Damato(2-3)  T-1:35  A-57

HR UC - Samantha Sinisi.

Weather: Sunny, Breezy

Game: SB0403B