No. 23 Softball Downs Mount St. Joseph in Title Round but Falls to Lions in NCAA Regional Final

ByMargie D. Moore

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Beavers’ Profitable Period Finishes with 38-10 File

GENESEO, N.Y.—No. 23 Babson College or university staved off elimination with a 4-2 victory around Mount St. Joseph College in the to start with title activity of the day at the NCAA Geneseo Regional but the Lions captured the regional crown with a 5-3 triumph about the Beavers in the championship match Sunday afternoon at Raschi Subject.

With the result, the Beavers wind up their period with a glowing 38-10 overall history. Mount St. Joseph increases to 34-10 general and improvements to an NCAA Tremendous Regional Best-of-3 collection upcoming weekend versus No. 4 Salisbury.

Junior Kate Karamouzis (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) and sophomores Moira O’Reilly (Columbus, Ohio) and Chloe Joslin (Wyoming, R.I.) represented Babson on the Geneseo Regional All-Match Staff.

Babson 4, Mount St. Joseph 2

Karamouzis singled and tripled and drove in two runs for the Beavers and senior Audrey Labouliere (Pipersville, Pa.) doubled and walked and scored twice in the win. Junior Lexi Morris (Lexington, Mass.) went 1-for-2 with a stroll, an RBI and a operate scored, and 1st-year Sara Moore (Kennett Sq., Pa.) also knocked in a operate.

O’Reilly went the length for the Beavers, letting just two runs while scattering nine hits and a wander and fanning 7. She enhanced her record to 22-5 on the calendar year, matching Kathleen Conway ’14 for the program’s single-time file for wins, set in 2013.

To start with-a long time Kelsi Stevenson (Mooresville, Ind.) and Macy Cornelius (Whiteland, Ind.) every single experienced two hits and drove in a run for Mount St. Joseph. Senior Kamryn McCool (Brookville, Ind.) was tagged for four runs on six hits and 3 walks in five innings, suffering just her fifth decline of the year (20-5). Sophomore Hailey Johnson (Lebanon, Ore.) arrived on in the sixth inning and held the Beavers at bay the last two innings, retiring all 6 batters she faced.

Babson jumped on best proper away with two runs in the initially inning. Labouliere drew a 1-out stroll and senior Isabel Aguilar (Avon, Conn.) singled to still left to set the table, and Karamouzis brought property Labouliere with the 1st operate with a solitary up the center. Right after Joslin walked to load the bases, Morris adopted with a stroll of her own to plate Aguilar.

The Beavers included a lot-essential insurance operates in the fifth and sixth innings. Labouliere smashed a double to still left in the fifth and arrived close to to score on Karamouzis’ triple down the right industry line, and the Environmentally friendly and White loaded the bases with no outs in the sixth on singles by Morris and senior Cara Harnick (Sammamish, Clean.) and a strike-by-pitch by senior Abrianna Natoli (Fairfield, Conn.) prior to Moore’s fielder’s selection scored Morris.

The Lions staged a two-out comeback endeavor in the base of the seventh. 1st-calendar year Maddie Kennedy (Erlanger, Ky.) led off with a one and classmate Emily McDonald (Indianapolis, Ind.) and junior Ali Lang (Eminence, Ind.) hit two out singles to load the bases. Stevenson and very first-calendar year Macy Cornelius (Whiteland, Ind.) followed with RBI singles to slice the deficit in 50 %, but the activity ended when Lang was thrown out trying to advance a foundation.

Mount St. Joseph 5, Babson 3

Moore and Labouliere each individual experienced three hits for the Beavers, with Moore scoring two times and Labouliere hitting a double and scoring the moment. Aguilar had two hits and drove in a run, and Karamouzis legged out an RBI triple.

Senior Logan MacDonald (Wilmington, Mass.) went the length in the circle for Babson, allowing a few gained operates on 6 hits and a few walks. She took the reduction and winds up the season with a 13-3 history.

The Lions scored their five runs on just 6 hits, which include two by very first-calendar year Macy Cornelius (Whiteland, Ind.), who drove in a operate. Junior Elizabeth Ivers (Shelbyville, Ky.) had a double and two RBI, McDonald knocked in a operate, and sophomore Casey Kemp (Blanchester, Ohio) experienced a double and a wander and scored 2 times. Kemp also acquired the entire-sport victory for the Lions, enabling 12 hits but just two attained runs when striking out 7.

Babson took a 1- guide in the initial inning when Moore led off with a one and later on scored on a Karamouzis triple to appropriate-centre discipline. Mount St. Joseph tied it with an unearned run in the next inning and pulled forward in the third on an RBI one by Cornelius.

Immediately after the Beavers tied the rating at 2-2 with an unearned run in the bottom of the third, the Lions took the direct for great with two runs in the top rated of the fourth. Ivers doubled household a run and McDonald hit a sacrifice fly to remaining to score sophomore Kaci Finchum (Mooresville, Ind.) in a shut perform at the plate.

The Eco-friendly and White acquired a person back again in the bottom of the fifth when Karamouzis hammered an RBI triple to proper, but the prospective tying operate was minimize down making an attempt to rating on a wild pitch on a different shut perform at the plate. The Lions tacked on a different unearned run in the sixth inning to offer insurance plan. Babson place the possible tying runs on base in the seventh inning but Kemp retired the remaining two batters to near out the game.

Activity NOTES
• The Beavers’ 38 wins equals the one-season program report obtained again in 2005.
• Moore wrapped up the season with 53 hits, tied for ninth-most in a season in system record and the most considering the fact that Annie Quine ’19 experienced 55 hits in 2016.
• Karamouzis completed the spring with an eight-match submit-period hitting streak, which includes a 7-for-14 functionality in the Regionals with two triples and 5 RBI.
• Babson missing for just the third time in 36 games this period when scoring at minimum 3 runs and for just the sixth time in 38 video games when scoring the to start with run of the game.