Amherst Pounds WNEC in Doubleheader

AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Allison Schwarting (Los Angeles, CA) pitched another one-hit shutout as Amherst blanked WNEC 15-0 in game one of a double header. The righthander had two hits, two RBI and three runs in the Jeffs' 13th win of the season.

The game was called in 4 1/2 innings on the mercy rule. 19 Jeff batters came to the plate in the 4th to pound out 12 runs on 9 hits.

 

Game 1                  1       2       3       4       5       --      R       H       E
WNEC (2-4)             0       0       0       0       0       --      0       1       1
Amherst (13-3)         1       0       2       12      --      -       15      15      0

Jamie Barras and Amy Giroux; Allison Schwarting and Melissa Roja. WP A Schwarting. LP W Barras. HR None.
 

Though they trailed 2-1 at the end of 3 innings, the Jeffs came back with another big 4th inning as they scored six runs to take a 7-2 lead. Martha Rabbitt (Springfield, MA) had two hits, two runs and two stolen bases to lead the Jeffs in game two of the doubleheader.

Amherst betters its record to 14-3 while WNEC falls to 2-5.

 

Game 2                  1       2       3       4       5       --      R       H       E
WNEC (2-5)             0       0       2       0       0       --      2       4       4
Amherst (14-3)         0       0       1       6       3       -       10      8       5

Jackie Hicks and Desiree Johndrow; Jen Shea and Carolina Patino. WP A Shea. LP W Hicks. HR None. # # # 4/12/97