March 17, 2016

Mount Union sweeps Grove City

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College softball team dropped both ends of a home doubleheader Thursday afternoon with visiting Mount Union (10-6) at College Field. Mount Union won the opener 14-1 and then earned an 8-0 victory in Game Two.

Mount Union jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the top of the first in Game One, then sealed the win with seven runs in the sixth.

Junior Erika Aughton (Moon Township, Pa./Moon) singled twice for Grove City. In the circle, junior Aimee Wootton (Weiser, Idaho/Weiser) took the setback after allowing nine earned runs in six innings.

In the nightcap, senior Emily Rothbard (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air) doubled while junior third baseman Casey Woodcock (Durhamville, N.Y./Oneida) and junior shortstop Alaina Kunselman (New Bethlehem, Pa./Redbank Valley) both singled.

Mount Union broke open Game Two by scoring five times in the sixth and twice more in the seventh. Aughton yielded five earned runs in seven innings, taking the defeat.

Grove City (2-2) will visit Hiram for a non-conference doubleheader Monday afternoon.

Game One Box Score    Game Two Box Score

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