Zeilman, strong pitching lead #Seawolves to sweep over UMBC
April 1, 2014
Baltimore, Md. - After having its series against UMBC delayed three days, the Stony Brook softball team showed little fatigue and swept two games from the Retrievers, winning game one, 3-2, and game two, 2-1. Junior Jessica Zeilman (Newfield, N.J.) had the game-winning RBI in both games.
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Game One Recap
UMBC (20-11, 0-2) put runners on first and second in the seventh, but junior Allison Cukrov (Irvine, Calif.), who picked up her eighth win of the season, struck out Kaelin Jackson and Jaclyn Buckley to end the game.
Cukrov allowed only one hit after the first inning, a single to Danielle O'Neill in the third.
In the third inning, UMBC loaded the bases with none out. Cukrov buckled down and struck out Jackson and Buckley and got Kelly Lane to ground out.
Phelan's RBI double in the Seawolves' half of the third made it 2-1.
Taylor Hall hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the first to stake UMBC to a two-run lead.
Game Two Recap
Zeilman added her second home run of the season in the sixth, a solo shot to center, to make it 2-0.
UMBC added a run in the bottom of the sixth. Jackson's RBI double to left scored Nicole Casagrand from first.
Sophomore Jane Sallen (Lake Worth, Fla.) picked up the win in game two, tossing 6 1/3 innings, allowing one run and striking out three. She pitched 5 2/3 before Cukrov came in to retire O'Neill. Cukrov retired one batter in the seventh. Sallen re-entered the game and allowed a base runner before inducing groundouts to the next two batters to end the game.
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