Mount St. Mary's Drops Pair at Bethune-Cookman

Mount St. Mary's Drops Pair at Bethune-Cookman

March 9, 2017--Mount St. Mary's dropped a pair of games to Bethune-Cookman on Thurdsday afternoon. 

In the opening game, the Mount fell to Bethune-Cookman, 11-3, in five innings.  Rachel Heinze went 2-for-3 with a home run while Shea McFarland went 1-for-2 with an RBI.

After Ryan Jackson's two-run homer in the first gave Bethune-Cookman the lead, Heinze belted a solo home run to cut the deficit in half.  The Wildcats scored three times in the bottom of the third to stretch the lead to 5-1, but the Mount (3-9) answered with a pair of runs in the top of the fourth.  McFarland had an RBI single while Kaylee Stoner's RBI groundout knocked in the second run of the frame.  The Wildcats scored four runs on just one hit in the bottom of the fourth to take control of the game.

Jordan Weaver took the loss, allowing nine runs (seven earned) in four innings.

In the nightcap, Bethune-Cookman scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth to post a 4-2 win over the Mountaineers.  Lindsay Heinze went 2-for-3 with a home run in the game.

The Wildcats (6-18) scored single runs in the third and fourth innings to grab a 2-0 advantage.  The Mount got on the scoreboard in the fifth when Kate Wade doubled, moved to third on a passed ball, and scored on a Kaylee Stoner base hit.  Lindsay Heinze's home run in the sixth tied the game.

Bethune-Cookman took advantage of a Mount error in the bottom of the sixth to score a pair of unearned runs to secure the win.

Sam Lichtner tossed a complete-game for the Mount, allowing four runs (two earned) with three strikeouts in six innings.

The Mount plays Western Michigan and Yale on Friday.