The Saints middle of the lineup paced an offensive attack while Kiersten Coho pitched a gem to lead the Saints to victory over Monroe College Saturday afternoon in the first game of the Region Tournament.
Lauren Nickerson homered in the second inning to put the Saints on the scoreboard first. Monroe took the lead 2-1 and the score remained that way until the fourth inning.
Mercyhurst put the game away with a four-run sixth inning, Burdett's two run single was the big blow of the inning.
Burdett finished with three hits and four RBIs while teammates Nickerson and Emily Foy each had three hits.
Coho struck out six and walked just one to earn the complete game victory.