Bach powers RPI past Lawrence

Posted on: March 17th, 2011 by Joseph Vanden Acker

CLERMONT, Fla. — Jen Bach hit a pair of homers and pitched a complete game to lead Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to a 9-1 nonconference win over Lawrence University on Thursday at the National Training Center.

Bach pitched five innings and allowed only four hits to pick up the win. Lawrence (3-3) scored its lone run in the third.

RPI (6-4) led 3-0 when Bach homered to lead off the fourth. She then hit a two-run blast in the fourth to give the Engineers a 6-1 lead. RPI closed out the Vikings with three runs in the fifth.

Shannon Murray took the loss for the Vikings. She gave up nine hits in the five innings.

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