April 14, 2010

Tommies take two from Pipers

Game 1: Box score
HU     0   4   1
UST   1   3   2

Five and a half scoreless innings of softball led to a one-run sixth inning for the Tommies. St. Thomas hit a lead-off double and ultimately scored the lone run of game on an error.

The Pipers had four hits in the game, led by Erin Farley (Jr., Saint Paul, Minn.) going 2-for-3 at the plate. Jessalyn Weaver (Sr., Eagan, Minn.) threw five innings and faced the lead-off batter in the sixth to take the loss for the Pipers.

Game 2: Box score
HU     2    7   2
UST   6    12  1

The Pipers scored both of their runs in the top of the first to get the second game of the double-header started. Kelsey Tacheny (Jr., Saint Paul, Minn.) led off and reach first on an error after a strike out. Bethany Hine (Fy., Carver, Minn.) joined her on base after a single to center field. The pair was then driven home on a double by Heidi Larsen (Jr., Andover, Minn.).

St. Thomas did not score until the fifth, but they put three runs on the board in each of their final two at-bats for the 6-2 win.

Hine was 2-for-3 in the game while Larsen went 1-for-3 with the two RBI. Tacheny threw four and two-thirds innings in taking the loss for the Pipers.

Hamline drops to 10-12, 4-4 MIAC with the conference losses while the Tommies are now 22-6, 9-1 MIAC. The Pipers travel to Saint Benedict for a 1:00 p.m. double-header on Saturday, April 17.