Mercyhurst North East 11
Cuyahoga Community College 4
Playing her final regular season home game at Vineyard Field, sophomore Lei Guthrie made it a memorable one.
Guthrie homered twice and finished with eight RBIs to go along with a winning performance in the circle to lead the Saints past the Challengers.
In the first inning, Guthrie launched a three run homer to center to give the Saints the lead. In the next inning, she hit a grand slam to left to give the Saints a big lead.
In the circle, Guthrie went all seven innings, striking out 11 to earn the win.
Cuyahoga Community College 10
Mercyhurst North East 7
The Saints defense allowed five errors and four unearned runs to let the game slip away against Cuyahoga on Monday afternoon.
Mercyhurst fell behind early before closing the gap to 3-2 in the fifth inning. Then things went bad as the Saints committed 3 errors in the inning alone to put themselves in a hole.
Mercyhurst falls to 24-15 after the loss.