Clermont, FL- The PhilaU softball squad (4-5) had a winning day down south with a 7-1 win over Franklin Pierce University and a 3-0 shutout of St.Michael's College on Monday.
Freshman pitcher Ali Schmidt (Cordova, MD/ Easton) led the Lady Ram charge, throwing two complete games while striking out 19 and allowing just three hits. In game one first FPU, freshman utility Sara Romano (Harrisburg, PA/ Central Dauphin) had two hits and four RBIs. Junior infielder Kristin Giamatteo (Bellmore, NY/ Wellington Mepham) added two hits and an RBI in the victory.
In the second game of the day vs. SMC, Schmidt threw a gem of a game as she allowed just a single hit and the Lady Rams combined for nine hits. Sophomore outfielder Jen Richards (Millstone Twp., NJ/ Allentown) was hot at the plate, batting 2-3 with a double and a single, while junior pitcher/infielder Kelly Rauco (Nutley, NJ/ Nutley) went 3-4 in the contest.
The Rams return to action tomorrow, March 17th vs. Indiana (PA) at 9:30 a.m. and a rematch vs. SMC at 11:30 a.m.