Mountain Hawks Close Out The Spring Games With 5-1 Victory Over Princeton – Lehigh University Athletics

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3/17/2023 | 11:30 AM

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vs. Iowa


MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. – Lehigh’s 11-game successful streak was snapped by Chattanooga Wednesday afternoon, but the Mountain Hawks managed to complete The Spring Games on a high observe as Lehigh defeated Princeton 5-1 in its second sport of the day.
Senior Emily Cimino opened the scoring against Princeton along with her sixth house run of the season as Lehigh scored five instances in its first three at-bats. Sophomore Maria Urban was solid within the circle, keeping Princeton off the board until the final inning. Lehigh’s bats couldn’t get stepping into its opening game Wednesday against Chattanooga because the Mountain Hawks mustered just five hits in a 3-1 setback.
Wednesday’s cut up leaves Lehigh at 16-3 on the season.
Cimino’s residence run towards Princeton (4-12) was a two-run shot that staked the Mountain Hawks to an early lead. In the second inning, the Mountain Hawks tacked on two extra runs behind RBI singles by sophomore Maddy Schmeiser and graduate student Carley Barjaktarovich. Lehigh added a fifth run when Cimino scored on a fly ball to center area within the third inning.
Urban limited the Tiger offense to a run on six hits in a complete-game effort on the means in which to her second win of the season (2-1). She walked one and struck out three. Serena Starks broke up the shutout bid with an RBI single with two outs within the seventh inning.
Lehigh completed with 10 hits towards Princeton. First-year Lily Owens, junior Katelyn Young and senior Josie Charles all registered two.
In Wednesday’s first sport, defending Southern Conference champion Chattanooga (14-7) received to Young in the high of the first inning as Olivia Lipari doubled residence Emily Coltharp.
Adison Keylon added a two-run house run within the fourth inning to put the Mocs up 3-0. Lehigh scored its lone run within the bottom of the fourth when sophomore Rory Dudley scored from second after Charles reached on an error.
Lehigh had alternatives within the late innings however the Mountain Hawks were accomplished in by ground ball double plays in each the fifth and sixth innings. Junior Amanda Greaney led off the seventh with a single but pinch runner Lindsey Martin was stranded at first base. Greaney had two of Lehigh’s five hits in opposition to Chattanooga.
Young (8-1) suffered her first lack of the season, allowing three runs on eight hits in 3.1 innings with a stroll and two strikeouts. First-year Chloe Hess walked one and fanned three in 3.2 innings of hitless, scoreless reduction.
Lehigh will now head to Tampa for the South Florida Showdown, hosted by USF Friday by way of Sunday. The Mountain Hawks will face Iowa (11:30 a.m.) and host USF (4:30 p.m.) on Friday; Marist (9 a.m.) and No. 9/11 Texas (2 p.m.) on Saturday; and Marist a second time Sunday at 10 a.m. The USF recreation might be broadcast on ESPN+.
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