Softball Blasts Potsdam in Sweep

Posted: April 20, 2007
BUFFALO, NY—Buffalo State (18-6/8-2) belted 22 hits and plated 16 runs in a two-game sweep of visiting Potsdam (6-11/2-2), winning 10-1 in five innings and 6-1, in a SUNYAC doubleheader today at Bengal Field.

Buffalo State pounded 12 hits and raced to a 10-1 victory in five innings in the opener that was highlighted by Nicole Maher’s (Waterloo/Waterloo) first career homerun, a three run shot as part of a five-run fourth inning. Maher was 3 for 3 and added five RBIs. Laurie Hutten (Tonawanda/Kenmore West) was also 3 for 3 with a double and three runs scored. Jolene Banach (Cheektowaga/Maryvale) was 2 for 3. Aimee Fisher (Hamburg/Frontier) was dominant in the circle, allowing just one hit, a solo-homerun, and registered 14 of the game’s 15 outs by strikeout.

In the nightcap, Banach led the Bengals to the 6-1 win, going 2 for 3 with a homerun and three RBIs. Jess Less (Blasdell/Frontier) was 2 for 2 with two runs scored. Becky Shank (Williamsville/Williamsville East) was 2 for 3. Jenna Schwartzmeyer (Williamsville/Williamsville South) earned the win, allowing just four hits and no earned runs, and had six strikeouts. She also helped herself at the plate, going 2 for 4 with a run scored.

Buffalo State will host No. 16 Plattsburgh tomorrow in another SUNYAC doubleheader starting at 1 p.m.
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