Lauren O'Leary allowed one run to earn the Hoyas game one victory.
April 1, 2014
WASHINGTON - Game One: Georgetown 7, Cornell 1
Junior pitcher Lauren O'Leary (La Canada, Calif./La Canada) allowed just one run on four hits over seven complete innings to lead the Georgetown University softball team (16-12, 6-0 BIG EAST) over Cornell (7-13, 0-2 Ivy League), 7-1, in the first game of the Hoyas home-opening doubleheader at Guy Mason Field on Tuesday afternoon.
Senior centerfielder Elyse Graziano (Floral Park, N.Y./Sacred Heart Academy) went 3-for-4, finishing a home run shy of hitting for the cycle, while driving in one run and scoring one run. Sophomore shortstop Grace Applebe (Phoenix, Ariz./Xavier College Prep) went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run to lead the offense in the Hoyas ninth victory in a row.
The Hoyas went to work in the bottom of the second, when senior first baseman Madeleine Giaquinto (Falls Church, Va./Bishop O'Connell) blooped a one-out single into shallow right field. Sophomore third baseman Taylor Henry (Front Royal, Va./Skyline) followed with a single to center field before sophomore catcher Molly Morrison (Northfield, Ill./New Trier) doubled to drive in one run. Graziano followed with a double to left center field to give GU a 2-0 lead.
In the fourth inning, Graziano tripled to left center, before Applebe homered over the left field fence, her second of the season, to put the Hoyas in front 4-0. GU tacked on three more runs, as Megan Hyson doubled to center field to score Applebe. Sophomore left fielder Samantha Giovanniello (Floral Park, N.Y./Floral Park Memorial) singled up the middle to drive in two more runs, giving the Blue & Gray a 7-0 lead.
Cornell's Kristen Baker spoiled O'Leary's shutout in the top of the seventh inning with a lead-off home run to left field, but it was all the offense the Big Red could muster, as the Hoyas improved to 16-12 on the season.
GAME TWO: Cornell 6, Georgetown 0
A one-out Georgetown error in the top of the first inning resulted in two Cornell runs. The Big Red added two more in the top of the third inning, as Sophie Giaquinto - younger sister of the Hoyas' Madeleine Giaquinto - hit a two-run home run over the left field fence to extend the lead to 4-0. She added a two-run single in the top of the seventh inning to seal the Hoyas game two loss.
Junior pitcher Megan Hyson (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) took the loss, falling to 9-7 on the season. Hyson allowed six runs, four earned, on six hits, while striking out nine in 7.0 complete innings
The Hoyas return home to Guy Mason Field on Saturday, April 5 when they host a doubleheader against BIG EAST Conference opponent St. John's. The first game of a three-game weekend series begins at noon.
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