April 9, 2008

Rams Pitch Two-Hitter and One-Hit Shutout in Sweep over Lehman

Rams Pitch Two-Hitter and One-Hit Shutout in Sweep over Lehman

Game One
Farmingdale State, 18
Lehman, 1

Game Two
Farmingdale State, 10
Lehman, 0


Farmingdale, N.Y. – The Rams improved to 17-7 overall today with 18-1 and 10-0 victories over non-conference opponent Lehman College (0-14) today in a women’s softball doubleheader in Farmingdale, N.Y. Sophomore pitcher Lauren Poplawski (Levittown, N.Y./Island Trees) pitched four innings in game one, allowing just two hits to improve her record on the mound to 5-4. Freshman pitcher Nicole Farber (Oakdale, N.Y./Connetquot) pitched a one-hit shutout in game two and struck out seven for her first collegiate win.

In game one, freshman infielder Alexis Pennella (College Point, N.Y./St. John’s Prep) had five runs batted in for Farmingdale State, while sophomore infielder Shannon Scudder (Seaford, N.Y./MacArthur) had three hits and four RBI’s. The Rams finished the game with a total of 12 hits, with six errors by Lehman.

The second game tallied nine hits for Farmingdale State in the shutout, with six Lehman errors. Senior outfielder Erin Dodge (Plainedge, N.Y./Island Trees) had two hits for the Rams and freshman outfielder Christi Lake (Ronkonkoma, N.Y./Faith Academy) had one hit and two RBI’s.

Farmingdale State plays next at Manhattanville College on Sunday, April 13th in a non-conference game at 1:00 p.m.

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