DENVER, Colo. (March 24, 2018) - The Colorado State University-Pueblo softball team dropped to Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference games Saturday at Regis University falling 7-5 and 6-4 at Regis Softball Field.
For the day K'Lee Kent (Sr., Hobbs, NM) led the way gathering four hits to go with a homerun, two doubles and four RBIs. Three Pack players hit two doubles.
In game one after the home team took a 1-0 lead in the first, CSU-Pueblo scored four runs over the next two innings and build a 4-1 lead thru three complete.
Morgan Hatfield (Jr., Upland, Calif.) recorded and RBI-single in the second. Three doubles in a row and two singles from the heart of the lineup in the third led the way.
Pack starting pitcher Kent was coasting thru four innings and allowed one run to that point. In the home half of the fifth Regis scored two runs and cut the Pack's lead to just one.
The sixth inning the Rangers loaded the bases and resulted in a pitching change for the Pack. The Rangers took the lead on a grand slam hit in pinch hit fashion.
In their last at bat the Pack went down in order and fell 7-5.
Game two the Pack put up three runs in the first inning hitting four hits in row again from the heart of the lineup.
Starting in the circle Hannah Anderson (So., Spokane, Wash.) continued throwing after coming on in relief in the opener and limited Regis to single runs in the first two innings and held a one run lead going to the third.
The Rangers took the lead in their next at bat getting four straight hits and pushing three runs across. A solo shot in the fourth by Regis took the lead to 6-3.
In the fifth Kent drove a 2-0 count over the centerfield wall for her first homerun of the season.
The ThunderWolves managed two hits over the final two innings and dropped a 6-4 decision.
Anderson was tabbed with the loss and falls to 2-10 on the year.
CSU-Pueblo (8-19, 7-11 RMAC) finishes the series with Regis with another twin bill Sunday starting at 11 a.m. at Regis Softball Field.
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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.