March 17, 2009

Merrimack Drops Two to Florida Southern

CLERMONT, FL - The Warriors (5-3 0-0 NE-10) could not push a run across the plate in today's second double header against Florida Southern. With the two losses the Warriors move to 5-3 overall.

In game one, Florida Southern jumped out ahead and scored eight unanswered runs in only five innings for the win. Senior Jill Gagnon (Manchester, NH) pitched all five innings. Gagnon and sophomore Jamie Millett (Hudson, MA) were two of the Warriors who contributed with a hit.

Junior Atlee Cahill (Gloucester, MA) took the hill in game two, pitching a complete game, allowing only one earned run in the 3-0 loss. At the plate, sophomores Rachel Lozeau (Nashua, NH) and Jamie Millett were two of the four Warriors with a hit.

Merrimack will take the field next on Thursday against Philadelphia at 9:30 a.m. and Northeast-10 rival Franklin Pierce at 11:30 a.m.

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