Thursday, April 21, 2011

Gaels Sweep Stony Brook

Eileen McCann drove home 3

Iona 7
Stony Brook 0

Iona 5
Stony Brook 1

Game One Box Score
Game Two Box Score

The Iona Gaels won a pair of non conference games Thursday in Stony Brook, NY, and increased their current winning streak to 7 games.

The Gaels had an easy time of it at Stony Brook today; game one saw a shared shutout by Sarah Jackson and Alyssa Maiese. Iona had a big 3rd inning, scoring 3 runs on 4 hits. RBIs by Eileen McCann and Jodi Petersen, plus an error aided run by Chelsea Sheehan gave the Gaels an early lead. RBIs by Eileen McCann, Chelsea Sheehan and Deanne Algeo gave Iona the 7-0 win. More of the same in game two, although Stony Brook did take a 1-0 lead after the 1st inning. An Allyssa James double in the 2nd inning, and a Jodi Petersen single in the 3rd inning gave the Gaels the lead for good. Deanne Algeo, Eileen McCann and Alyssa Maiese drove home runs in the 5th inning; Deanne and Alyssa combined for the win.

Iona continues MAAC play Saturday with a doubleheader at St. Peter's.

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