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Rowan Athletics | May 9, 2014

Rowan shuts out Oneonta State 7-0 in first-round regional game

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Rowan shut out Oneonta State 7-0 in the first round of the NCAA Regional on Friday.  

Right-hander Krysti Maronski went six innings for the victory. She (21-5) only allowed two hits and had six strikeouts. Righty Beth Ann Hyland threw a hitless seventh inning. Sabrina DeAngelis was the losing pitcher. In five innings, she (17-6) gave up five runs, three earned and nine hits.

The Profs totaled 11 hits and five were doubles. Center fielder Shannon Costello was three for three with two doubles, one RBI and one run scored. Left fielder Jennifer Arcella contributed with two doubles and one run scored. Third baseman Jess Phillips added a double, one RBI and one run scored.

Second baseman Alysa Romero produced two hits (four at bats) and one RBI.  First baseman Damariz Mercado chipped in with a RBI and one run scored.  Designated player Ashley DeYoung, catcher Meagan Lee and Romero all scored one time.

Center fielder Katie O'Gorman and right fielder Meaghan Foster each had one hit in two at bats for the Red Dragons.  

Rowan scored three runs in the second inning. Phillips drove in Romero with a double to right center. Costello followed with a single that plated Lee. Phillips came home on a ground out by Mercado.

The Profs added two more runs in the fifth and sixth innings. In the fifth, Arcella reached base with a double to right field and scored on Romero's base hit up the middle. DeYoung crossed the plate on an error. An error in the sixth allowed Costello and Mercado to both score.