|9-7 (.563) AMC
|May 2 @
The Shawnee State University Softball Team closed out the
2003 season as they lost two games to Mt. Vernon Nazarene University
in the opening round of the American Mideast Conference Tournament.
Sacks (6-9) took the loss in the opener.
She gave up 5 runs (2 earned) on 8 hits in 7.2 innings of
work. She struck out 5
and did not walk a batter. Sacks
was once again victimized by poor fielding.
SSU committed 4 errors in the game, which led to 3 of Mt.
Vernon’s runs. Nikki
Moore had 3 hits and drove in 2 runs.
Katie Gunnoe, Sarah Streeter, and Kristi Coleman had 2 hits
Binz (7-6) took the loss in the nightcap.
She gave up 6 runs (5 earned) on 10 hits in 7.0 innings.
Shawnee State managed just 4 hits in the game.
The Bears had singles from Kristin Graham, Sarah Streeter,
Kristi Coleman, and Candace Tibbs.
@ Mt. State
State University defeated Shawnee State 4-3 in 8
The game had been scheduled as part of a
double-header, but rain caused the cancellation of the
Sacks (6-8) took the loss.
She allowed 4 runs on 9 hits in 7.1 innings.
She struck out 4 and walked one.
She gave up the game-winning double in the
bottom of the 8th when she left a pitchout
over the plate.
Whitney Dingess lined the pitch into
centerfield to score De De Miller.
Shawnee State pounded out 12 hits
in the game, but failed on several scoring
Bears stranded a total of 10 runners in the game.
Katie Gunnoe, Nikki Moore, Kristi Coleman, and
Sonya Salazar had 2 hits each.
swept a double-header from the Quakers of Wilmington
College by scores of 8-0 and 8-7.
the first game, Shawnee defeated Wilmington 8-0 in 5 innings.
Rhonda Sacks (4-5) picked up with win for Shawnee.
She went 5 innings allowing no hits and struck out 5.
Katie Gunnoe led the Bears with 4 hits, 2 runs, and 1 RBI.
Kristi Coleman added 3 RBI’s, 2 hits, and 2 runs.
Holden (1-0) picked up her first collegiate win in Game 2.
She gave up 6 runs on 10 hits as she worked the final 5.0
innings in relief of Molly Binz.
Kristen Graham led the way for the Bears hitting the game
winning double in the bottom of the 7th.
She had 3 RBI’s and 2 hits for the game.
Keri Bennett added 2 RBI’s, 2 hits, and 1 run for Shawnee.
Shawnee State University Softball Team split a
double-header with Cedarville University.
SSU lost the opener 7-0.
The Bears won game 2 by a score of 1-0 in 13
Sacks (3-5) took the loss as she was once again
victimized by poor defensive play.
The Bears committed 4 errors in the game, which
led to 4 of Cedarville’s 7 runs.
Cedarville’s Julie Burt did not allow a hit
in the game as she struck out 11.
She was a walk away from a perfect game. Molly
Binz (6-2) picked up the win as she pitched 13
scoreless innings for her 3rd shutout of
the season. Binz
scattered 6 hits, allowed 1 walk, and struck out
Bears scored the lone run of the game in top of the 13th
2 outs in the inning, Keri Bennett singled to right
promptly stole second then advanced to third on a wild
Coleman followed walks to Katie Gunnoe and Sarah
Streeter with a single up the middle, which scored
Bennett from third.
vs. Rio Grande
Shawnee State University Softball Team swept a
double-header from the University of Rio Grande by
scores of 1-0, and 3-1.
Rhonda Sacks (3-4) picked up the win in the opener as
she pitched her 2nd consecutive shutout. She allowed three hits while striking out three and walking
game was knotted at zero in the 7th inning.
Shawnee State loaded the bases on a walk
to Kristi Barka and consecutive bunt singles by Sonya
Salazar and Kristin Graham.
Keri Bennett followed with a grounder to short.
Rio shortstop, Kristen Chevalier, made a high
throw to home, which allowed Mindy Yoe (running for
Barka) to score the winning run.
Molly Binz (5-3) won the second game.
She allowed one run on seven hits while
striking out two.
She did not allow a walk for the second
straight game. Rio
scored on consecutive hits in the first inning, but
was unable to scratch the plate from then on.
Sarah Streeter hit a 3-run homerun in the
bottom of the 6th inning to give the Bears
the come-from-behind victory.
Shawnee State swept a
double-header from Urbana University by scores of 10-0 and 5-0. Rhonda Sacks (2-4)
picked up the win in the opener. She allowed just 3 hits in
5.0 innings of work. She struck out 3 and did not walk a
batter. Stephanie Black had a double, a homerun, and 3
RBI. Sarah Streeter, Nikki Moore, and Kristi Barka also had 2
hits apiece in the game. Molly Binz (4-2)
got the win the nightcap. She allowed just 3 hits in 7.0
innings. Sarah Streeter, Nikki Moore, and Stephanie Black
continued their hot hitting from the first game. They had 2
State split a double-header with Urbana
University. Shawnee State held a 5-0 lead in the
5th inning of the opener when the wheels fell
off. The Bears gave up 7 runs (only 2 earned)
over the final 2 innings to lose 7-5. Rhonda
Sacks (1-4) took the loss. Kristen Graham had 2
hits in the game. Katie Gunnoe drove in 3
runs. Shawnee State won the nightcap by a score
of 7-4. Molly Binz (3-2) picked up the
win. Keri Bennett, Kristi Coleman, and Kristen
Graham had 3 hits apiece. Coleman added 2 RBI.
vs. Columbia College (@ West Florida)
State was shutout for the second straight game as they
lost to Columbia College by a score of 4-0 at the UWF
Invitational. Molly Binz took the loss as she
gave up 4 runs on 8 hits over 7.0 innings.
Shawnee State's only offense consisted of a base on
balls drawn by Binz.
vs. Thomas College (@ West Florida)
College shutout Shawnee State University 4-0 at the
UWF Invitational. Rhonda Sacks took the loss as
she gave up 4 runs (2 earned) on 6 hits in 7.0
innings. Shawnee State managed just two hits in
the game, singles by Keri Bennett and Kristi Coleman.
vs. William Woods (@ West Florida)
State lost to William Woods College by a score of 4-2
at the UWF Invitational. Rhonda Sacks took the
loss as she allowed 4 runs on 4 hits over 7.0
innings. She did not walk a batter or record a
strike out. Shawnee State had 6 hits in the game
including a solo homerun by Sarah Streeter.
State lost to Madonna University 7-0.
Madonna roughed up Molly Binz for all 7 runs (6 earned) on 9
She walked 4 and struck out 3.
The Bears managed just 3 hits in the contest; singles by
Kristen Graham, Courtney Bolender, and Candice Tibbs.
Bears lost to Malone College by a score of 2-.
Rhonda Sacks pitched 6 2/3 scoreless innings before Malone
scored on a throwing error by Kristi Barka to tie the game 1-1.
Malone scored again in the 8th to give the Bears
their first defeat of the season.
Bears won their third straight game as they knocked off Walsh
Binz allowed just 2 hits in the game.
She had 3 strikeouts and allowed 3 walks.
Shawnee State collected just 3 singles in the game.
Kristen Graham led off the 3rd inning with a
She advanced to 3rd base on consecutive ground
outs and scored on an error by the Walsh centerfielder.
State drilled Huntington College 7-0.
Rhonda Sacks picked up the shutout as she allowed just 3 hits
in the game.
She struck out 2 and gave up 2 walks.
Sarah Streeter had 3 hits including a double and a homerun.
She drove in 3 runs and scored twice.
Shawnee State also had doubles from Kristen Graham, Keri
Bennett, Katie Gunnoe, Nikki Moore, and Courtney Bolender.
Graham, Katie Gunnoe, and Sonya Salazar collected two hits
apiece in the game.
vs. Notre Dame
State defeated Notre Dame College 4-1 in the opening game on Friday.
Molly Binz picked up the win in her collegiate debut.
She allowed 1 run and scattered 6 hits.
She allowed just 1 walk while striking out four.
Shawnee State managed just 4 hits in the contest, but two of
those were for extra bases.
Kristi Barka had a double and Sonya Salazar had an RBI