BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Mount St. Mary's earned a split in a Northeast Conference doubleheader at Long Island on Friday.-- The Blackbirds took the first game, 17-3, before the Mount earned a 9-0 win in the second contest.
Kent Worthington and Mike Matta combined for a one-hitter to lead the Mount to the 9-0 victory.-- Worthington allowed one hit with six strikeouts in seven innings of work to improve to 2-4 on the season. Matta struck out two in two scoreless innings of relief.
Shane Eyler provided the Mount all the offense it would need when he cracked a three-run homer in the top of the third inning to give the Mount a 3-0 advantage.-- It was Eyler's second home run of the day and team-leading eighth of the season.--
Hawks sweep Mount
EMMITSBURG -- Monmouth swept a Northeast Conference (NEC) softball doubleheader from the Mount on Friday. The Hawks won a pitcher's duel in the opener 2-0 and then rallied to take the nightcap, 12-8.
Amanda Burk paced the Mount (8-25, 3-6 NEC) with three hits, including a three-run homer in the nightcap. Kristin Fusco and Allie Vadas each added two hits and an RBI while Courtney Zingle smacked a two-run homer in the second game.
The opener was a good old fashion pitcher's duel between Jamie Fowlerand Melissa Mehrer. The only mistake Fowler made was a two-run homer to left field by deLong in the third inning.
Fowler allowed two runs on six hits with five strikeouts.
Hood women 9, Ferrum 2
FERRUM, Va.--The Hood College women's lacrosse team (8-6) broke the program record for victories in a season Friday after defeating Ferrum College (3-8), 9-2, in nonconference action.
Hood finished the season with a 7-1 nonconference mark and won its eighth game of the season, eclipsing the single season record of seven by the 2005 squad.
Sam Liptrap made 12 saves in the net for Hood.
Stevenson 26, Hood 1
OWINGS MILLS --Junior Sofi Lazar of the Hood College men's lacrosse team (1-3, 0-7 CAC) netted his 13th goal of the season off a pass from Kris Miner in the second quarter in a 26-1 loss to the No. 1 Stevenson University Mustangs (13-0, 7-0 CAC) Friday afternoon.
Shepherd 5, Hood 4
FREDERICK --Carter Reitman and Mike Hardman downed their opponents in straight sets at second and third singles, respectively. Reitman improved to a team-best 9-6 in singles play while Hardman upped his record to 6-8.