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Geneseo sweeps double header over Morrisville softball

BATAVIA, N.Y. – The SUNY Geneseo women’s softball team improved to 5-8 overall, sweeping the SUNYAC double header over Morrisville State Saturday afternoon in Batavia by a final 9-1 and 9-0.

In game one of the afternoon, Jen Allen (East Islip, NY) went 1-for-2 from the plate, recording the lone hit and run for the Mustangs in the top of the second inning bringing the Morrisville State within two of the three run lead held by Geneseo.

Morrisville State allowed six runs in the bottom of the fourth inning as Geneseo picked up the 9-1 victory.

Kimberley Acker (Blue Point, NY) earned the loss for Morrisville State, allowing six runs on six hits, striking out two in three innings pitched. Gretchen Cramer (Grand Ledge, MI) allowed three runs on five hits in one inning pitched.

Sam Chin hit 1-of-2 from the plate, including two RBI’s and a double, while scoring two runs to lead Geneseo.

Janine Montera earned the win on the mound, allowing one hit and one run in five innings, striking out six.

In the nightcap, Geneseo’s Katie Holm hit 3-of-3, including a home run, scored three runs and recorded two RBI’s to lead the Knights from the plate. Kerry Kuhn recorded the win on the mound, allowing two hits while striking out three.

Morrisville State’s Kristen Scull (Honesdale, PA) went 2-for-3 from the plate, recording the Mustangs only two hits in the offensive efforts.

Megan Fralick (Red Creek, NY) recorded the loss, allowing nine runs in four innings pitched, while striking out one.

Morrisville State returns to the field Tuesday against SUNY Plattsburgh. The double header is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. in Morrisville.

Morrisville State enters its second year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2007. Upon successful completion of the provisional period, Morrisville State will be a candidate for full accreditation as a member of the NCAA.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options with eight new degrees being offered this fall: entrepreneurship and small business management, B.B.A.; nursing, B.S.; science, technology, and society, B.S.; journalism and communication for online media, B.S.; horticulture business management, B.T.; human performance and health promotion, B.S.; criminal justice, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only); and human services, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only).

Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.