FROSTBURG, Md. -
Frostburg State split with Shenandoah in a softball doubleheader Monday afternoon at Bobcat Field.
With the game tied at 1-1, FSU (6-8) scored one run in both the fourth and fifth innings and held off a late charge to win game one 3-2. SU (8-14) used a three-run homerun in the top of the seventh inning to seal a game-two win, 5-1.
Freshman Kaitlyn Wagner (Leesburg, Va./Loudoun County) scored on an error in the fourth and senior Bethany Seyler (Walkersville, Md./Walkersville) doubled home sophomore Amanda Baldwin (Baltimore, Md./North County) in the fifth to give the hosts a 3-1 advantage.
In the top of the seventh, two-out back-to-back doubles brought the Hornets within 3-2, but senior pitcher Jen Cook (Cresaptown, Md./Allegany) recorded her seventh strike out of the ballgame to earn her sixth with of the season. Cook threw all seven innings allowing just two runs on six hits.
In the nightcap, Shenandoah used an RBI double to open a 1-0 lead in the fourth. However, a solo homerun by senior Trish Brown (Manchester, Md./North Carroll) in the bottom of the fifth, tied the game at 1-1.
SU retook the lead in the sixth and used a three-run homerun in seventh to seal the win.
Cook tossed 3.2 innings in relief suffering just her second loss of the season. She allowed four runs on three hits with striking out two.
Baldwin led the Bobcats at the plate going 3-for-4 with three singles.
FSU returns to action on Wednesday when it travels to Mt. Aloysius for a doubleheader at 2:30 pm.
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Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303