ALAMOSA, Colo. (March 11, 2018) - The Colorado State Universitiy-Pueblo softball team dropped two Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference games Sunday at Adams State University falling 4-3 in the first game and losing 10-4 in the weekend finale.
In game one Sabrina Felix (So., Corona, Calif.) paved the way going 4-for-4 at the plate with a double hit and Morgan Hatfield (Jr., Upland, Calif.) collected two RBIs. Adams State took its first lead scoring two runs in the first. The Pack cut the lead in half in their next at bat on a RBI single from Hatfield.
The teams exchanged runs over the next two frames and ASU hit a solo shot in the fourth to build a 4-2 advantage going to the sixth.
Hatfield came through again in the sixth hitting an RBI ground-rule double to center to bring the Pack within one run.
In the seventh Felix stepped to the plate and hit a double with one out and reached third base one batter later. A deep flyout to left field in the next at bat stranded the tying run on third. Pack pitcher Hannah Anderson (So., Spokane, Wash.) took the loss in the circle and drops to 2-6 on the season.
The series finale a six-run second inning lifted ASU past the Pack.
After taking a 1-0 lead in the first, Adams put up six on five hits and two defensive errors and take a commanding lead after two complete.
The Grizzlies' Tyler Hays hit her third homerun of the series in the midst of the big scoring second inning.
The Pack got on the board in the fourth on a two-run shot by Alyssa Ubrun (Sr., Olympia, Wash.), her second bomb of the year.
The ThunderWolves added two more runs in the sixth on a single up the middle hit from Hatfield. Adams hit a solo homer in the bottom of the sixth to push its lead to the final score of 10-4.
K'Lee Kent (Sr., Hobbs, NM) went two innings and allowed one earned run and finished the game with two strikeouts.
CSU-Pueblo (6-13, 5-7 RMAC) returns home Wednesday and face No. 15 West Texas A&M on the newly remodeled turf at Rawlings Softball Complex.
The doubleheader against the Lady Buffs starts at 12 p.m. and will be Free Day at the park. All fans will be admitted into the game free of charge. A lunch special will be provided which includes a hot dog OR hamburger, chips and a drink for $6.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.