Home of The Saints

SAINTS CLINCH #1 SEED IN GNAC NORTH WITH SWEEP OVER ANNA MARIA

SAINTS CLINCH #1 SEED IN GNAC NORTH WITH SWEEP OVER ANNA MARIA

PAXTON, Mass: The Emmanuel College softball team swept Anna Maria College Sunday morning with a 10-0 score in game one and 9-0 final in game two. With the wins, the Saints clinch the number 1 seed in the GNAC North Division to secure a home field for part of the action in next week's GNAC tournament. 

Records:

Emmanuel 24-12, 15-1 GNAC.
AMC 3-24, 0-16 GNAC.

How it Happened

The Saints were able to out hit the AMCATS while making all plays in the field, holding the them to just four total hits between the two contests. The AMCATS allowed four runs in both games for a total of eight runs to score on four total errors on the day.

The only senior to get a hit in game one was Sabrina Carreira (West Hartford, CT), who was 1-for-2. That hit was also to only hit recorded by Anna Maria in game one. Victoria Falco (Marlborough, Mass.) was able to smack a double in game two recording one of just three hits for the 'CATS.

Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda had a day in game one with a no doubt solo shot and a base clearing double. She had a total of three hits on the day and scored five times.

Sarah Hoisl was the threat in game two as she batted in three runs while being perfect at the plate at 2-for-2.   

Top Performers

Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda: 3-5/5 RBI/ 5 Runs Scored/ HR, Triple.

Sarah Hoisl: 3-5/3 RBI/2 Runs Scored.

Sabrina Carreira: 1-4

Victoria Falco: 1-4/ double.

Pitching

Megan Kieselback (W, 11-5)/5 innings/1 hit/7 strikeouts.

Olivia Burgos (W, 7-4) 3 innings/1 hit/2 strikeouts.

Victoria Falco (L, 2-12), (L, 2-13). Totals: 10 innings/19 hits/13 earned runs.

Up Next

The AMCATS will be taking on Pine Manor Monday afternoon with a 3:00 PM start time. Emmanuel returns to the diamond on Thursday, May 2 as the #1 seed in the GNAC North. The Saints will host a pair of games that evening and play the winner of the first game at 6:30 PM at Roberto Clemente Field. 

*Release courtesy of Anna Maria Sports Information Dept.