|Bates College||Stevenson College|
Stevenson scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning, but Bates sophomore Sam Fellers (2-2) held the Mustangs scoreless the rest of the way. The sophomore righthander alllowed only one earned run on six hits and four walks in a complete-game effort.
Inlow (3-for-3, three runs, four RBIs) had a hand in all five of Bates’ runs. She began by leading off the third with a single to center field; she advanced to third on Fitzgerald’s double down the right-field line and scored on Treadwell’s single to right.
Inlow’s three-run home run in the fourth inning put the Bobcats in the lead at 4-3, and her solo home run in the sixth gave the Bobcats an insurance run at 5-3.
Russo batted 3-for-5 in the game and Fitzgerald went 3-for-4, as the Bobcats collected 13 hits in all.
Jasmyn Ogletree (0-1) started and allowed four runs on 11 hits and two walks. Morgan Fulton relieved her in the fourth and threw 3 2/3 innings, allowing one run.
Stevenson (0-2) went 17-26 in the 2016 season.