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Catalano Throws Two Hitter, Cannon Blasts Two Homers

Saturday, September 03, 2005

04/20/2005

The Lady Bisons split with the Bruins of Belmont on Wednesday afternoon at Crockett Park. The Lady Bisons took game one 7-0, and lost game two 5-3. The Lady Bisons have now won five of their last six games.

In game one starting right-handed pitcher Danielle Catalano threw her 13th complete game of the season as she gave up zero runs and zero walks and only two hits while fanning seven batters. Catalano lowered her earned run average to 2.00 and earned her ninth win of the season.

Jennifer Cannon had a huge day behind the plate as she went 2-for-3 and scored two runs and drove in three. Cannon was behind in the count when she blasted both of her homeruns off of Belmont's Angie Hoeye. Cannon now has a team leading six homeruns for the season. Cannon went a combined 2-for-4 for the series and walked two times. Cannon is now batting .290 and has a team leading slugging percentage of .533.

In game one Shay Sullivan laced her first triple of the season down the right field line. It was only the second triple the Lady Bisons have hit all season. Sullivan now has a batting average of .231.

In game one the Lady Bisons scored seven runs off of seven hits and committed two errors. The Bruins scored zero runs off of two hits and committed three errors.

In game two the Bruins struck first by scoring three runs in the 1 st inning. The Lady Bisons would answer with three runs of their own in the 2 nd inning. The Bruins prevailed with the win after they scored two more runs in the 7th inning.

Starting right-handed pitcher Sara Meek threw her seventh complete game of the season as she gave up three earned runs and eight hits while striking out three. Meek pitched a solid game but costly errors hurt the Lady Bisons in game two as they committed three errors. Meek took her fifth loss of the season and is now 7-5 with an earned run average of 3.19.

Leigh Little led the Lady Bisons offensively in game two as she went 2-for-4 and drove in one. Little went 3-for-8 for the series and is still batting a team leading .324.

Lindsay Larson drove in two of the Lady Bisons three runs as she went 1-for-3 and scored the other run. Larson is now batting .184.

The Lady Bisons are now 21-19, and 8-4 in the A-Sun. The Bruins are now 13-26, and 3-9 in the A-Sun.

The Lady Bisons will head down to Georgia where they will play Georgia State on Friday and Mercer on Sunday.