Softball splits doubleheader with PSU-Harrisburg and Lebanon Valley


NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (3/6/22) – Jenn Majorczak went 4-for-7 with three RBIs, two runs scored, a double and a triple over two games as the Kean University softball team shared a doubleheader with PSU-Harrisburg and Lebanon Valley College at Sunday afternoon’s Fastpitch Dreams Classic.

PSU Harrisburg 6, Kean 5
Majorczak went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run made while Gabriela Fredette ended 2-for-3 with an RBI as the Cougars (4-2) lost their opener to the Nittany Lions (1-1).

Fredette opened the scoring with an RBI single in the top of the first. Harrisburg responded with four runs from four hits in the bottom half of the inning. Penn State added two more in the fourth to take a 6-1 lead.

Kean rallied in the last two innings with three carries on five hits. Majorczak drove in two RBIs, including an RBI triple, hitting on a wild place Gianna Pickens hit an RBI double as the Cougars reduced the deficit to 6-5 before the Finals.

Annabelle Marino knocked out three clubs in a complete game loss.

Kean 6, Lebanon Valley 4
Melody Caces and Pickens both scored twice as the Cougars (5-2) rebounded with a two-run decision over the Dutch (0-1).

Kean scored two runs in the first with one Elisha Filus RBI single and a SarahZengel The RBI Fielder’s Choice. LVC leveled the game in the bottom half of the inning with a two-run RBI single.

The Cougars racked up two more runs in the second during an odd play that saw Fredette swinging to hit, but arriving on a wild field first. Pickens scored a goal on the wild pitch Paige Metz advanced on the wild field and hit with a throwing error.

Kean extended his lead to 6-2 with RBI singles from Majorczak and Caces in the sixth and seventh innings.

The Dutch were able to put up two runs in game seven before two consecutive outs ended the game.

Heather Clevenger knocked out a batsman in complete game victory.

head coach Margie Acker and the Cougars will return to action on Tuesday. March 8 against PSU-Abington at 3:30 p.m. and Wilkes University at 5:30 p.m


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