Saints Sweep Ranked CCBC

Saints Sweep Ranked CCBC

For the second time on St. Patty's day, the Saints found magic in the seventh inning as they completed a come from behind victory over CCBC Catonsville Thursday. With the win, the Saints completed a sweep of the 13th ranked Cardinals.

The game was played back and forth with the Saints scoring first when Mackenzie Hawley singled and scored.

After CCBC took the lead with a three run homer in the bottom of the first, the Saints got back on top in the fourth when Kim Burdett blasted a three run homer deep to left. Another three run homer put the Saints down 6-5 after five innings and the score remained that way until the seventh.

With one out, Sam Mott drew a walk and replaced with pinch runner Megan Minihane. Aren Schwab singled and a wild pitch gave the Saints 2nd and 3rd with one out. Kiersten Coho hit a ground ball to the right side to score Minihane with the tying run. On the play, the Catonsville defense threw the ball away and Schwab raced home with the go-ahead run.

The Saints then went on a tear and scored four more runs to put the game away.

Mercyhurst finished the game with 17 hits in the game, and were led by Hawley and Emily Foy who each had four hits. Grace Edwards, Kaelyn Shea, and Burdett all added two hits for the winners.

With the sweep, the Saints improve to 7-11 and will be back in action Friday when they play at Frederick Community College.