Third-ranked Salisbury completes undefeated Triangle Classic
RALEIGH, N.C. – Salisburycompleted its perfect run through the Triangle Classic, defeating Roanoke 9-0, and William Peace 8-0 on Sunday.
The Sea Gulls (4-0) opened the day with an offensive outburst, scoring the nine runs on nine hits, including three players with multiple hits in the game.
Sophomore Molly Simpson went 2-for-4 in the first game with a triple, while senior Harley Hill added a 2-for-5 effort and an RBI. Junior Angela Malgieri was 2-for-4 with a double and sophomore Paige Knussman drove in a pair of runs.
Junior Rachel Johnson collected the win, striking out 10 and giving up just one hit while walking three in the circle to improve to 2-0 this season.
In the nightcap, it was sophomore Kim Dorsey who sent Salisbury home with the perfect record, thanks to her walk-off home run in the bottom of the sixth inning. She finished the game 3-for-3 with the home run and a double. She also reached base after being hit by a pitch, coming up just shy of hitting for the cycle.
Knussman was 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs in the game, and junior Virginia Walther helped open up the game for the Gulls with a pinch hit RBI to help Salisbury to a 5-0 lead in the fourth inning.
Senior Kathryn Larson collected the win for Salisbury, striking out four and giving up just three hits in her six innings of work.