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Fefel Collects 200th Hit, but Softball Swept by Longwood in Doubleheader
Amanda Fefel picked up her 200th career hit on Saturday.
Game 1: Longwood 5, UMBC 1
The Lancers scored two runs in the first and two more in the second to take an early 4-0 lead, then added a fifth run in the third inning on a one-out home run by right fielder Camille Ketsdever.
The Retrievers scored their lone run of the game in the fifth on an RBI double by senior right fielder Emily Thompson (Niagara Falls, N.Y./Niagara Falls) which plated junior second baseman Lauren Brummell (Hanover, Va./Hanover).
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Game 2: Longwood 5, UMBC 1
The Lancers took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on a sacrifice fly by Wells, then scored three times in the fourth, including a two-run homer by left fielder Nichole Simmons.
UMBC got one run back in the bottom of the inning on an RBI fielder’s choice by senior catcher Amanda Page (Batavia, N.Y./Batavia/Monroe CC) following a single by Thompson and a double by junior designated player Lauren O'Malley (Pasadena, Md./Archbishop Spalding).
But Longwood made it 5-1 when center fielder Kami Nuckols walked to lead off the fifth, then stole second and third and scored on a suicide squeeze by second baseman Maggie Margadonna.
Weigman (9-8) allowed five runs on seven hits but struck out seven in the complete game loss, while Wells (25-5) picked up her second victory of the day after giving up one run on eight hits and striking out six.
Thompson went 3-for-4 in the second game and had four hits on the day to pace the Retrievers at the plate.
The Retrievers return to action on Tuesday, when they host