|Posted March 29, 2010|
Pack blasts Mountain Lions
Game 1: CSU-Pueblo 14, UCCS 4
Game 2: CSU-Pueblo 16, UCCS 1 (5-innings)
COLORADO SPRINGS - CSU-Pueblo was ready to play, rebounding from two heartbreaking losses on Sunday, the Pack erupted for 30 runs on 30 hits in a doubleheader sweep of the Mountain Lions of UC-Colorado Springs, winning game one 14-4 before finishing the home team 16-1 in the final game of the series. Game two ended after 5 innings when the 8-run rule was enacted.
In game one the Pack used a big 5th inning to come back from a 4-2 deficit. Carlie Lucas (So., Granada Hills, Calif.) led off the inning with a single, immediately after Dannielle Oliva (Fr., Pueblo, Colo.) belted her third homer of the season tying the game at four. Later in the inning with only one-out Lacey Chesser (Fr., Oxnard, Calif.) blasted a grand slam homerun to center field improving her freshman resume with her 5th homer and giving her 20 RBI's on the season.
The Pack finished off by collecting three more runs each in the final two innings to close out game one. Justine Bosio (So., Santa Barbara, Calif.) improved to 11-2 on the year.
In the series finale the Pack bats as well as the pitching remained hot. Kyla Nelson (So., Lakewood, Colo.) picked up the win, allowing only one run on seven hits to improve to 3-5 on the season. In the victory the T-Wolves lineup had five starters with at least two hits in the contest to make quick work of the Mountain Lions.
With the series split the T-Wolves improve to 12-8 and 8-6 in RMAC play. They will look to remain on their winning ways as they remain on the road to face off against the Mesa State Mavericks next Saturday and Sunday in Grand Junction, Colo. First pitch is slated for Saturday at 12 pm.