Amherst Wins over Westfield

Amherst earned two more wins off the gloves of Allison Schwarting (Los Angeles, CA) and Jen Shea (Hatfield, MA) over Westfield State. Game one was called after the 6th inning on the 8-run mercy rule. Liza Feldman (Lincoln, MA) hit her first collegiate home run to lead off the 3rSchwarting struck out seven batters in her 10th win.

Amherst got on the board first in game two with a pair of runs in the bottom of the 3rd. Westfield scored once and had a chance for more runs until the infield took chase after Elaine Licata (Andover, MA) and Maureen Kennedy (Braintree, MA) and tagged them out between the bases to end the Owl 4th.

The Jeffs better their record to 16-4 while Westfield falls to 13-12. Amherst has a pair of doubleheaders this weekend, hosting Bates on Saturday and Tufts on Sunday. The Owls play two at Salem on Saturday.


at Amherst, Massachusetts
Game 1			1	2	3	4	5	6		R	H	E
Westfield (13-11)	1	0	0	0	0	0	- 	1	1	5
Amherst (15-4)		0	0	4	2	0	3	- 	9	9	1

Amanda Carey, Jen Pava (6) and Maureen Kennedy. Allison Schwarting and Melissa Roja. W - A Schwarting. L - W Carey. HR A Liza Feldman


Game 2			1	2	3	4	5	6	7	R	H	E
Westfield (13-12)	0	0	0	1	0	1	0    - 	2	4	2
Amherst (16-4)		0	0	2	0	0	0	1    - 	3	7	1

Kristin Widman and Maureen Kennedy. Jen Shea and Melissa Roja. W - A Shea. L - W Widman. HR None.
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