KISSIMMEE, FLA.--(3/4/12)--Junior Megan Cook's RBI single in the bottom of the sixth proved to be the game winner as #13 Coast Guard beat #6 Cortland State 4-3 in the battle of Top 20 teams after the Bears had opened the season with a 9-0 win in five innings over Methodist at the Rebel Games.
Junior Holli Bastinck was 4 for 4 with two homers and six RBI's in the win over Methodist while she also had a single and two RBI's in the big win over Cortland State.
Senior All-American Hayley Feindel fired a one-hit shutout with two walks and 10 strikeouts in the opener.
In the top of the first of the opener, senior Maddie Buchert was hit by a pitch, freshman Jesse Richardson singled in her first collegiate at bat and Bastinck followed with a three-run home run.
In the 4th inning, Buchert singled, followed by a Richardson double. Bastinck then delivered a two-run single. Later in the fourth, junior Kaitlin Ward's double had a two-run double for an 8-0 lead.
Bastinck hit a solo home run in the fifth to close the scoring.
In the win over #6 Cortland State, the Bears got on the board in the top of the first as freshman Erin Lisko, who was hit by the first pitch of the game and scored on Bastinck's infield single.
After Cortland scored in the top of the 3rd to tie the game 1-1, Buchert reached on an error in the bottom of the frame and scored on another RBI single by Bastinck. Sophomore Devin Fellman's single to right plated Bastinck to increase the Bears lead to 3-1.
Cortland plated two runs in the top of the 6th on a bases loaded double which knotted the game 3-3.
Coast Guard answered in the bottom of the frame, utilizing walks to Stacia Sarwinski and Ward, before Sarwinski scored on Cook's RBI single.
Feindel shut the door on the Dragons in the top of the 7th with a strikeout and two ground outs to second base. Feindel allowed four hits, three runs while fanning nine in the win.
May 20, 2012 Feindel Featured on WFSB 3 Sports
May 18, 2012 Bastinck Named NFCA First Team All-American
May 15, 2012 Coast Guard Retires Feindel's #16
May 14, 2012 Trio Named to All-Region Teams
May 13, 2012 Another Drama Filled Ending for Coast Guard
May 12, 2012 Bears Fall to Losers' Bracket
May 11, 2012 Bears Knock off #2 ECSU; Snap 40-Game Win Streak
May 10, 2012 Lisko Liner Lifts Bears to NCAA Win
May 7, 2012 Bears are #5 Seed in Mansfield Regional
May 5, 2012 Bears Win Three to Capture NEWMAC Championship
April 28, 2012 Late Inning Magic Keeps Bears Alive
April 28, 2012 Bears Remain Alive with Shutout Win
April 24, 2012 Bears Split in NEWMAC Tournament
April 21, 2012 Bears Swept in Regular Season Finale
April 20, 2012 Bears Sweep Springfield; Clinch Tourney Spot
April 17, 2012 #3 Eastern Conn. Sweeps Bears
April 14, 2012 Richardson Goes 6 for 6 as Bears Sweep MIT
April 13, 2012 Wellesley Sweeps Bears
April 9, 2012 Feindel Named NEWMAC Pitcher of the Week
April 6, 2012 Feindel Returns and Sets DIII Innings Record in Sweep
April 4, 2012 Bears Make Seven Errors in Loss
March 31, 2012 WPI Sweeps Bears
March 30, 2012 Bears Sweep Smith
March 27, 2012 Bears Beat Trinity 8-4
March 24, 2012 Bears Drop Pair at Wheaton
March 20, 2012 Walker Wins Twice as #17 Bears Sweep
March 18, 2012 Bears Settle for Split With Manhattanville
March 17, 2012 #17 Bears Rally for Sweep of Castleton
March 10, 2012 Bears Split to Close out Southern Trip
March 9, 2012 Bears Split at Rebel Games
March 7, 2012 #10 Bears Swept at Rebel Games
March 5, 2012 Feindel Fires No-Hitter; Bears Sweep