Errors Haunt Saints in Loss

sophomore

Cuyahoga Community College 10
Mercyhurst North East 7

The Saints defense allowed five errors and four unearned runs to let the game slip away against Cuyahoga on Monday afternoon.

Mercyhurst fell behind early before closing the gap to 3-2 in the fifth inning. Then things went bad as the Saints committed 3 errors in the inning alone to put themselves in a hole.

Riplee Burkhart and Alyssa Johnston led the Saints with three hits each. Burkhart added a home run to left, her first of the season.

Lea Munnell, Lei Guthrie, and Rachel Shaheen all had two hits for the Saints in defeat. Tori Harding hit a long homer as well for the Saints.

Mercyhurst falls to 24-15 after the loss.

 

Mercyhurst North East 11
Cuyahoga Community College 4

Playing her final regular season home game at Vineyard Field, sophomore Lei Guthrie made it a memorable one.

Guthrie homered twice and finished with eight RBIs to go along with a winning performance in the circle to lead the Saints past the Challengers.

In the first inning, Guthrie launched a three run homer to center to give the Saints the lead. In the next inning, she hit a grand slam to left to give the Saints a big lead.

Hannah Davis and Lea Munnell joined Guthrie with a three hit game as the Saints had 14 hits in total.

In the circle, Guthrie went all seven innings, striking out 11 to earn the win.