Kansas Softball Run-Rules Harvard 9-1
March 19, 2010
SAN DIEGO, Calif. –
Freshman Mariah Montgomery went 4-for-4 with three RBIs as the Kansas softball team defeated Harvard 9-1 in five innings in its first of two games Friday.
KU improved to 12-14 overall and plays again on Friday (today) at approximately 9 p.m. CT versus host San Diego State. Harvard dropped to 4-9 on the season.
The Jayhawks collected 11 hits during the contest while KU pitcher Allie Clark held the Crimson to three knocks as she improved to 4-3 from the circle. Clark also tied a career-best five assists during the game and batted in one run.
Freshman Rosie Hull joined Montgomery with multiple hits finishing 3-for-3 from the plate. Maggie Hull, twin sister of Rosie, and senior Sara Ramirez each batted in two runs for Kansas.
KU sent 10 batters to the plate in the first inning and scored four runs off four hits to take an early lead. The Jayhawks tacked on one run in the second and two more in the third inning. The team scored its last two tallies in the bottom of the fifth frame when, with bases loaded, Harvard’s Jessica Ferri hit Clark with a pitch and then walked Maggie Hull.
Harvard scored its lone run off back-to-back doubles in the fourth inning, its first hits of the game.