CLERMONT, Fla. - The Adrian College softball team opened the 2017 season at the National Training Center in Clermont, Flordia against Brandeis University on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The Judges used a two-run first inning and maintained the lead throughout to earn the 5-3 win over the Bulldogs. Paige Cubberly (2-for-3), Ashley Lenington (2-for-4), and Chelsea Shellman (2-for-4) each recorded two hits for Adrian in the losing effort.
Final Score: Brandeis 5, Adrian 3
Location: Clermont, Florida (National Training Center)
Record: Brandeis (3-2), Adrian (0-1)
HOW IT HAPPENED
• Lenington (1RBI), Shellman, and Cubberly each totaled two hits for the Bulldogs.
• Paige VanAtta (1-for-4) added two RBIs to her only hit of the game.
• Adrian failed to cash in on scoring chances, leaving nine runners on base for the game.
• Katie Jenkins (L, 0-1) was in the pitcher's circle for the Bulldogs. She faced 34 batters while tallying five strikeouts. She allowed nine hits and five runs, four earned.
• Amanda Shore, Marissa DeLaurentis, and Marysa Massoia each had two hits in the game.
• Shore added two RBIs to her two hits. DeLaurentis and Madison Hunter each had one RBI.
• Sadie-Rose Apfel (W, 1-0) pitched six innings and allowed nine hits, three runs (two earned), and two strikeouts.
• Callie MacDonald (Sv, 1) pitched in relief, striking out one batter to record a save.
• Adrian faced Middle Georgia State at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 26. The Bulldogs fell 4-3 to the Knights in that game, unfortunately, further information is not currently available.