Softball escapes elimination from SCWS with run-rule win over Penn State DuBois

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DUBOIS, Pa. --- Carlow University racked up 12 runs en route to a 5-inning run rule win over Penn State DuBois in an elimination game of the USCAA Small College World Series on Tuesday.

The Celtics (19-21) won, 12-4, over the Lions (20-15).

Carlow took advantage of costly mistakes, scoring six unearned runs on four Penn State DuBois errors.

The Lions started the game with two runs, but the Celtics quickly tied the game in the bottom of the first.

Carlow added five runs in the bottom of the second, and the Lions cut the lead to 7-4 in the top of the third.

The Celtics tacked on two more runs in the bottom of the third, and sealed the deal with three runs in the bottom of the fourth, retiring the side in the top of the fifth the end the game.

Freshman Ciara Murray (Windsor, Ontario) was 3 for 3 with two RBI and scored four runs. Abby Stroud (JR/New Egypt, N.J.) went 2 for 4 with five RBI and one run scored.

Adrianna Gottheld (SO/Charleroi, Pa.) was 2 for 3 with an RBI and three runs scored, and senior Danielle Levato (SR/Beaver Falls, Pa.) was 2 for 2 with two runs scored.

Tristan Voss (SO/Enon Valley, Pa.) earned the win, allowing one hit and striking out two in 2/3 inning, and Alysa Fairman (SO/Pittsburgh, Pa.) finished up the final two innings on the mound, allowing no hits.

The Celtics move on to face No. 2 seed New Hampshire Technical Institute in a 6 p.m. elimination game.

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