Softball with Shutout Sweep over Dolphins
Apr 22, 2007

Game One

Farmingdale State, 2

Mount Saint Vincent, 0

Game Two

Farmingdale State, 2

Mount Saint Vincent, 0

Farmingdale, N.Y. The Farmingdale State softball team improved to 11-12, 7-7 in the Skyline with a doubleheader sweep against Mount Saint Vincent (10-12, 4-10) today in Farmingdale, N.Y. The Rams shutout the Dolphins 2-0 in both games for the conference wins.

In game one, Farmingdale pitcher Jaclyn Buckshaw (Oakdale, N.Y./Connetquot) went 7 innings, struck out five and allowed just three hits in the shutout. The Rams scored both runs in the first. Freshman designated hitter Corinne Vinberg (Levittown, N.Y./Island Trees) led off with a bunt single to start. She then stole second and advanced to third on a passed ball, before freshman Kim Ferraiolo (Staten Island, N.Y./Tottenville) knocked a sacrifice fly to left field to score Vinberg. Senior catcher Gina Moscato (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) ripped a homer over the left field fence for the Rams second run of the game and her third homerun of the season.

Mount Saint Vincent freshman pitcher Megan Gonzalez (Fishers, Ind./Hamilton South Eastern) went six innings with three strikeouts and six hits for the Dolphins in defeat.

Game two called for an identical score as the Rams scored one in the first inning and one in the fourth for the win. Senior second basemen Devan Weber (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) got on base with a leadoff walk, before advancing to second on a passed ball and then to third on a single by junior shortstop Amanda Sperling (Massapequa, N.Y./Massapequa). Moscato brought Weber in with a sacrifice fly to centerfield for the first run of the game.

In the fourth inning, junior outfielder Ryan Woodiwiss (Levittown, N.Y./Division Ave) got on with a single, stole second and was brought in by sophomore first basemen Rachele Fischer (Medford, N.Y./Patchogue-Medford) with an RBI-single up the middle. Freshman pitcher Lauren Poplawski (Levittown, N.Y./Island Trees) pitched a complete game shutout with four strikeouts and four hits.

The Rams will host Merchant Marine on Monday, April 23rd for another conference doubleheader at 3:30 p.m.