Diplomats Sweep Garnet

Diplomats Sweep Garnet

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall won a pair of games against Swarthmore in a Centennial Conference doubleheader Sunday afternoon. The Diplomats needed just six innings in the first game to come away with a 9-1 win and used nine innings for a 6-3 win in the nightcap. F&M improved to 4-3 CC, 17-8 while the Garnet fell to 2-4, 6-14.

The Diplomats built a 6-0 lead after four innings in the first game. Pitcher Kaitlin Zampino helped herself with a RBI single in the first inning before RBIs from Malorie Sassaman and Julie Jefferson made it 3-0 after two.
 
Megan Pauley scored on a wild pitch in the fourth giving F&M a 4-0 lead. Jefferson had her second RBI with single and Samantha Denoville's single up the middle made it 6-0. Swarthmore added a run in the bottom of the fourth to make it 6-1.
 
Zampino put the Diplomats up by eight with a three-run home run to left field in the top of the sixth. Zampino finished 2-for-3 at the plate with four RBIs and pitched a six inning two-hitter. She struck out one and walked three to improve to 7-3.
 
Jefferson led the offense with three hits while Sassaman and Denoville each had two hits.
 
Swarthmore jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second game with a run in the first and second innings. The Diplomats tied the game in the fourth when Danielle Murphy led off with a double and eventually scored on error and Denoville drew a walk and later scored on an error.
 
The Diplomats took a 3-2 lead in the top of sixth when Jefferson scored on an error. Swarthmore matched in the bottom of inning to even the score at 3-3.
 
After a scoreless seventh and eighth, F&M tacked on three in the ninth. Liz Chudzik drew a bases loaded walk and Alicia Kukoda stroked a single to left to plate Denoville and Murphy.
 
Nicole Casey relieved Allie McQuaide in the sixth and pitched two innings to pick up the win.
 
The Diplomats will play Muhlenberg in a Centennial Conference doubleheader Tuesday at 3 p.m.
 
 
Game One
 
Score by Innings                R  H  E
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Franklin & Marshall. 120 303 -  9 12  1
Swarthmore.......... 000 100 -  1  2  1
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E - K Zampino; R Pitkin. LOB - F&M 8; SWAT 4. 2B - J Jefferson; L Chudzik.
HR - K Zampino. HBP - E Curtis. SH - J Jefferson; K Zampino. SF - K
Scheirer. SB - D Murphy. CS - K Smayda; J Lammerts.
Franklin & Marshall    IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Kaitlin Zampino.....  6.0  2  1  1  3  1 18 23
Swarthmore             IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Kate Smayda.........  2.0  4  3  3  2  0 10 13
Jesslyn Lammerts....  2.2  4  3  2  1  0 12 14
Marley Spector......  1.1  4  3  3  0  0  8  8
Win - K Zampino (7-3).  Loss - K Smayda (1-1).  Save - None.
WP - J Lammerts; M Spector. HBP - by K Zampino (E Curtis).
Game Two
Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Franklin & Marshall. 000 201 003 -  6  9  0
Swarthmore.......... 110 001 000 -  3  9  3
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E - E Cushing 2; D Seltzer. DP - SWAT 1. LOB - F&M 11; SWAT 9. 2B - D
Murphy; K Scheirer. HR - N Aaron; K Scheirer; R Pitkin. HBP - L Chudzik. SH
- S Denoville; E Cushing. SB - S Denoville; L Chudzik; M Pauley.
Franklin & Marshall    IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Kaitlin Zampino.....  1.2  3  2  2  1  0  8  9
Allie McQuaide......  5.1  4  1  1  2  5 18 21
Nicole Casey........  2.0  2  0  0  1  0  8  9
Swarthmore             IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Melissa O'Connor....  5.0  3  2  0  2  4 18 20
Sarina Lowe.........  4.0  6  4  3  4  0 18 24
Win - N Casey (7-5).  Loss - S Lowe (1-5).  Save - None.
WP - S Lowe. HBP - by S Lowe (L Chudzik). PB - D Seltzer 2.