Sophomore Demetria Cipriano went 5-for-7 on the day with an RBI.
April 16, 2008
FAIRFAX, Va. - FAIRFAX, Va. - The Georgetown University softball team (18-30) fell victim to two late-inning rallies, getting swept by George Mason University in a doubleheader at George Mason Field on Wednesday afternoon.
The Patriots did most of their damage late, scoring 11-of -13 runs over both games in the fifth inning or later, including eight runs in the sixth inning of game one.
Sophomore Demetria Cipriano (Coral Springs, Fla./Coral Springs Charter) set the tables nicely for the Hoyas, leading the offense with a 5-for-7 day, driving in one run. But the lineup was unable to drive Cipriano across the plate.
In game two, Sophomore Samantha Peters (Suwanee, Ga./Collins Hill) put the Hoyas on the board early, with a solo home run, her 12th of the season, to put the Hoyas in front by a run., 1-0.
The Patriots answered in the bottom of the first inning, as Shaniqua Steele reached on an infield single and later came around to score on a fielding error, tying the score at one run apiece.
GMU took the lead in the bottom of the third inning, as Sarah Martin doubled to drive in Kate Bustin, putting the Patriots in front 2-1. They would score two more runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to take a seemingly insurmountable lead.
The blue and gray closed the gap in the top of the sixth inning. Freshman Jillian Webb (Hemet, Calif./Hemet) singled up the middle to drive in junior Christina Gallinari (Crestwood, N.Y./Loyola School). Cipriano followed with another single up the middle to drive in senior Brittany Sonnichsen (Madison, Conn./Choate Rosemary Hall) bringing the Hoyas within a run, 4-3.
The Patriots added an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth inning. It would not be necessary, as the Hoyas would strand two runners in the top of the seventh inning to seal the Patriots, 5-3.
Freshman Melissa Conners (Wellington, Fla./Wellington) took the loss, allowing four runs, three earned on six hits over 4.0 innings.
In game one, Sophomore Jennifer Connell (Roswell, Ga./Roswell) and Becky Anderson remained locked in a pitchers duel through five innings, as the two combined to allow just five hits and no runs.
George Mason's bats came to life in the bottom of the sixth inning, breaking the scoreless tie, to score eight runs and end the game. Ashli Breau hit a bases loaded double to drive in three and Anderson helped her own cause, driving in Breau with a single to left field, taking a 4-0 lead. Two GU errors allowed four more Patriot runs to score, as the Hoyas suffered their second straight 8-0 defeat..
Connell took the loss, falling to 13-21 on the season, allowing eight runs, four earned, over 5.2 innings.
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