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Mont Alto Softball Rolls on Senior Day Splitting Doubleheader with PSU Beaver

Mont Alto Softball Rolls on Senior Day Splitting Doubleheader with PSU Beaver

By: Frank Maira, Assistant Director of Athletics/Sports Information Director

MONT ALTO, Pa. – Prior to the start of Saturday's doubleheader with PSU Beaver, the Penn State Mont Alto softball program honored its two seniors Michia Herman (Orbisonia, Pa. / Southern Huntingdon) and Brooklyn Wagner (Newville, Pa. / Big Spring) in a pregame ceremony. The Nittany Lions capped off Senior Day winning the second game of the doubleheader by a 5-2 score to split the season series with PSU Beaver.

Penn State Beaver 6, Penn State Mont Alto 1 (F)

  • PSU Beaver scored three runs in the top of the first inning to set the tone as they only added to their lead throughout the game.
  • Kirsten Dell (Hanover, Pa. / New Oxford) was hit hard as she earned just her second loss of the season in the pitching circle giving up five earned runs across 4.1 innings.
  • McKenna Sas (Canyon County, Calif. / Canyon County) hit a no doubt homer over the centerfield fence to claw PSUMA's only run across the board.

Penn State Mont Alto 5, Penn State Beaver 2 (F)

  • In a closer contested battle, each team mustered eight hits apiece with Mont Alto prevailing as they scored two runs apiece in both the first and second innings.
  • Skye Herring (Pine Grove, Pa. / Pine Grove Area) propelled the PSUMA lineup with a 1-for-2 performance and two RBIs.
  • Kirsten Dell (Hanover, Pa. / New Oxford) finished with three RBIs as she was clutch for the Nittany Lions.
  • Haley Dawson ( Greencastle, Pa. / Greencastle-Antrim) tossed a gem for PSUMA earning the win to improve to 3-0 in the pitching circle as she scattered eight hits along the way.

Penn State Mont Alto is slated to return to action on Friday, April 23 hosting PSU Greater Allegheny for a doubleheader.