Softball Splits on Day 3 in Florida
Game 1: Lakeland - 8, Farmingdale State - 3
Game 2: Farmingdale State - 7, Becker - 2
Clermont, Fla. - The Farmingdale State softball team split again on day 3 of their games at the NTC Softball complex at the Dot Richardson Spring Games. The Rams now hold a 3-3 overall record with four games left to play.
Farmingdale State fell in the 9:00 a.m. game against Lakeland College (Wisc.). Lakeland score seven runs over the first three innings and held a 7-1 lead. Freshman third baseman/pitcher Andrea Klarman (Medford, N.Y.) homered in the sixth inning for the Rams, who also scored a run in the seventh but fell 8-3.
Klarman was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI. Freshman first baseman Lori Michalowski (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) went 3-for-3 and sophomore catcher Meagan Anderson (Patchogue, N.Y.) finished 2-for-4 with a run scored.
In the second game of the day, Farmingdale State faced Becker College (Mass.) and took the 7-2 victory.
Leading 3-2 in the top of the sixth, the Rams packed on three more runs with a double by junior centerfielder Michelle Mongiello (Elmont, N.Y.) and a triple by junior right fielder Marissa Monaco (Bohemia, N.Y.). They scored one more in the seventh on a passed ball.
Monaco finished 2-for-4 with 3 RBI's, while Mongiello was 2-for-4 with 2 RBI's and a run scored. Klarman got the win in her first start, allowing just four hits with three strikeouts and one earned run.
Farmingdale State will now face Haverford College on Friday, March 14th at 1:00 p.m. and Westfield State at 5:00 p.m. To watch live stats of the Westfield game, click on our LIVE PAGE.