March 20, 2009

Softball Concludes Florida Trip with Pair of Losses to #25 Rollins

Game 1 Box / Game 2 Box

ORLANDO, FL - The Merrimack softball team concluded its trip to Florida with 2-0 and 5-0 losses to #25 Rollins College Friday night.

Merrimack finishes with seven wins in 12 games in its trip to Florida.

In the first game, Nicole Anderson hurled a 16-strikeout shutout performance over the Warriors in a 2-0 defeat. Jill Gagnon went the distance in the loss, allowing three hits in the complete game loss. Kelsey Ellis drilled two of Merrimack’s five hits in three at-bats in the defeat.

In the nightcap, Vicky Cotter surrendered two first-inning runs while the Warriors managed just three hits, two from Monique Gosselin. Jamie Rausch drove home the two runs in the first with a triple to right field. Rachael Foster went the distance, striking out ten, to improve to 10-1 for the 25th-ranked Rollins team.

Merrimack (7-5) hosts Saint Michael’s in the conference opener Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Warrior Field.