Buckshaw Picks Up Tenth Victory on the Mound for Farmingdale State
Farmingdale State - 6, Mount Saint Mary - 0
Farmingdale State - 5, Mount Saint Mary - 2
Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State softball
team (15-7, 4-2) swept Mount Saint Mary College (5-13, 4-2) in a
Skyline doubleheader this afternoon in Farmingdale, N.Y. Both
senior infielder Amanda Sperling (Massapequa, N.Y./Massapequa) and
junior outfielder Kristina Cirillo (Brentwood, N.Y./Brentwood) had
four hits and two runs batted in today for the Rams. Sperling had
three doubles and Cirillo had two. Freshman pitcher Heather
Buckshaw (Oakdale, N.Y./Connetquot) improved her record to 10-3
with the two victories, allowing just 4 hits by Mount Saint Mary in
game one and 3 hits in game two.
Farmingdale State won the first game 6-0, racking up ten hits. The Rams scored two runs in both the second, third and sixth inning.
In the second game, Farmingdale was up 2-0 after two innings and the Blue Knights came back in the top of the third to tie it up. Rams freshman shortstop Alexis Pennella (College Point, N.Y./St. John’s Prep) reached first on an error, freshman catcher Arielle Morelli (Bohemia, N.Y./Connetquot) had a bunt single, freshman third basemen Nicole Farber (Bohemia, N.Y./Connetquot) reached on a fielder’s choice and then Cirillo had an RBI double. Sophomore first basemen Shannon Scudder (Seaford, N.Y./MacArthur) had a sacrifice hit to score Farber and then Sperling had an RBI double to score Cirillo.
The Rams host Lehman College on Wednesday, April 9th at 3:30pm in Farmingdale, N.Y.