|Thomas College||Carleton College|
CLERMONT, Fla. – The Thomas College softball team split a doubleheader on day one of their spring trip on Monday morning. The Terriers defeated Oberlin College in game one, 10-3, and fell to Carleton, 9-3, in game two.
Game 2: Carleton 9, Thomas 3
After two scoreless innings, the Terriers took advantage of a Knights error to keep the third inning alive. Sydney LeBourveau’s RBI single to center field brought in Lexi Colpack to take a 1-0 lead. Carleton made it a 2-1 game in the bottom of the fourth on Sam Kile’s two-RBI single.
LeBourveau came through once again in the next frame as she scored Katie Taylor (Lebanon, Maine) on a single to tie the game up at 2-2. Thomas regained the lead on the next batter as Lauren Farina (Schenectady, N.Y.) tripled down the right field line to plate LeBourveau.
The Knights offense took over in the final two innings as they brought in five runs in the fifth and two runs in the sixth.
Breanna Whitmarsh (Puyallup, Wash.) was given the loss for Thomas surrendering two hits and five runs. Haley Littlefield (Mt. Desert Island, Maine) earned a no decision, going 4.1 innings and allowing two runs.
Kile threw five innings in the victory, allowing six hits and three runs (two earned).
The Terriers will take on Clarkson and Lawrence on Tuesday, March 20.