Bears Split on Day Two of Florida Trip.

Senior Erin Lisko
Senior Erin Lisko

CLERMONT, Fl. - Coast Guard split two games on day two of their spring break trip as they beat Mount Ida 2-0 and lost to Lakeland 7-2 at the National Training Center Tournament.

In game one Freshman Emily Dow earned her first collegiate win going four innings giving up one hit and striking out one. Junior Sarah Sorensen came in for her first save of the season going three innings also giving up one hit and striking out one.

Coast Guard would jump out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning as sophomore Cherokee Strickland doubled to left scoring senior Jessie Richardson

The Bears would load the bases in both the second and fourth inning but were only able walk away with one run as senior Erin Lisko walked bringing sophomore Sara Cammuso across to score in the fourth scoring Coast Guard's second run of the game.

In game two the Bears were undone in the third inning as the Muskie scored all seven of their runs in this inning. Freshman Angela Tribuzio did most of the damage as she hit a line drive into the left field plating three runs. Freshmen Rosa Gonzalez, Savannah Stenlund, Rachel Conery, and sophomore Sami Jo Williams would each have an RBI in this inning as well.

Coast Guard would quiet Lakeland's bats moving forward as they only allowed three more hits the rest of the game. The Bears could not get their offense going until the seventh as freshman Casey Cruzpino tallied her first RBI of her collegiate career on a fielders choice, scoring senior Kelsey Gray. A Lisko single would then score Cammuso for her second RBI of the day making the score 7-2. Richardson would however ground out to the shortstop to end the game and give Coast Guard their first loss of the season.

Sorensen would take the loss in the second game going two and a third innings giving up five runs on five hits.  The loss brings her record to 2-1 on the season while the teams record dropped to 3-1 for the year. 

Strickland and Lisko would both end the day with 2 RBI's as Lisko went 3-7 and Strickland was 2-6. Gray was 2-5 on the day with a walk and a run scored. 

The Bears will have an off day tomorrow and resume play on Wednesday, March 11th, as they will play Salve Regina and University of Southern Maine. First Pitch is 3:00 and 5:00.