Foate helps CNU to blistering offense
Sophomore posts three extra-base hits, three RBI in 23-run game
SALISBURY, Md. -- The bats came alive for the 15th-ranked Christopher Newport as the Captains swept another doubleheader at the 2012 Sea Gull Classic Sunday. CNU (9-3) blistered Baruch 23-0 in five innings, and then beat Susquehanna 10-2 in six innings.
Junior Whitney Haller started the game against Baruch, holding the Bearcats to just one hit in the five-inning complete game. She struck out eight in the win.
The CNU offense exploded for 23 runs, led by sophomore Kelley Foate's 4 of 5 performance. Foate drove in three runs with a pair of doubles and a triple. Senior Jen Falin was 3 of 4 with three extra-base hits including a home run, driving in three runs.
A pair of rookies had three-hit days in the offensive affair. Sabrina Hill was 3 of 5 with five RBI and Kristen Olsen added a 3 of 4 performance at the plate. Another freshman, Amber Arevalo blasted her first career home run, a two-run shot.
In the second game, Krista Townsend pitched all six innings, scattering six hits and allowing just two runs. The Captains' offense continued to role, picking up another game with double-figure scoring.
Junior catcher Chelsea Mitchell was 2 of 3 with a triple and a grand slam for five RBI in the nightcap. She was also 2 of 3 in the first game. Falin picked up her second homer of the day, while senior Maggie Farris also earned a pair of hits in each game.