Vikings edged by Colby

Posted on: March 20th, 2011 by Joseph Vanden Acker

CLERMONT, Fla. — The Larwrence University softball team stranded 10 runners and dropped a 3-2 nonconference decision to Colby College on Sunday at the National Training Center.

Lawrence (3-6) was held to three hits but had a number of baserunners reachvia the walk. The Vikings left the bases loaded in the second and broke a scoreless tie in the third.

Mary Diduch’s ground out scored a runner gave Lawrence a 1-0 lead in the third, but Colby scored all three of its runs in the top of the fourth.

The Vikings cut the lead to 3-2 in the fifth when Shannon Murray tripled and later scored on Diduch’s ground out.

The Vikings got runners on base in both the sixth and seventh but failed to mount a serious threat.

Emily Perish went the distance and took the loss. She allowed only four hits, walked four and struck out two.

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