I thought it was an entertaining opening day to the MAAC season. Marist jumps in front of the pack early.
MARIST 7 SIENA 6
Tough way to lose for the Saints, 3 RBIs for Ashley Corriss to help the Red Foxes start the MAAC season at 2-0. A pair of good games in Poughkeepsie.
Red Foxes win on a throwing error by Kayla Kaminsky.
Bases loaded for Marist in the bottom of the 7th...
Jessika-Jo Sandrini comes in to pitch for Siena in the 7th with a runner at 3rd and 1 out.
4 consecutive shutout innings for Amanda Filippazzo and Siena leads Marist 6-5 headed to the 7th inning.
RIDER 6 ST.PETER'S 0
3 hitter for Krysti Maronski. Teams split today.
2 RBI single by Ally Coryell gives Rider a 6-0 lead over St. Peter's in the 7th.
IONA 3 FAIRFIELD 1
Stags loaded the bases in the 7th, but were thwarted by a double play. Alyssa Maiese gets the win. Teams split today.
Jessika-Jo Sandrini homers in the top of the 4th to give Siena a 6-5 lead over Marist. Wild game.
2 run double by Melanie Gettins gives Iona a 3-1 lead over Fairfield in the bottom of the 6th.
Sarah Minice relieves Rebecca Trott in the 6th inning, who has pitched well. Fairfield and Iona still tied 1-1.
RBI double by Samantha Mayer gives Rider a 4-0 lead over St. Peter's in the 5th.
RBI single by Kayla Kaminsky ties it up for Siena 5-5.
Megan Lamoureux singles home Ashley Corriss to give Marist a 5-4 lead over Siena in the 2nd inning.
RBI singles by Brittany Eckett, Lisa Blanton and Samantha Mayer have given Rider a 3-0 lead over St. Peter's.
Ashley Corriss clears the bases with a 2 out double---Marist and Siena tied 4-4.
Rebecca Trott strikes out 2 and Iona and Fairfield are still deadlocked at 1-1.
Bases loaded walk pulls Marist to within 4-1 of Siena.
3 strikeouts for Alyssa Maiese in the top of the 4th. Stags and Gaels tied 1-1.
Iona and Fairfield tied 1-1 after 3 innings. Alyssa Maiese and Rebecca Trott both have struck out 3.
A Shannon Jones sac fly gives Siena a 4-0 lead in the 2nd.
Alyssa Sceppaguercio doubles home 3 runs with 2 outs in the top the 1st inning after a Jessika-Jo Sandrini single and walks to Shannon Jones and Natasha Powlowsky. Siena up on Marist 3-0.
Game 2 between Siena and Marist underway. Amanda Filippazzo for the Saints; Emily Osterhaus for Marist.
Leadoff homer for Iona's Deanne Algeo ties the game 1-1.
Shelby Beaver will also pitch the second game for St. Peter's against Rider.
Kristina Lingo RBI gives Fairfield a 1-0 lead over Iona in the top of the 1st inning.
Game 2 between Iona and Fairfield is underway. Alyssa Maiese pitching for Iona; Rebecca Trott for Fairfield.
Very interesting first set of games. Sarah Minice looks to be back in her 2009 form, she was dominating. Marist and Siena played a very competitive game. And how about those Peahens!!
FAIRFIELD 3 IONA 0
Sarah Minice throws a one hitter and strikes out 9. 9 hits for the Stags, Kristen Filicia 2 for 2.
Second games coming up in a few minutes.
MARIST 3 SIENA 2 Paige Lewis with the win.
Dear Marist, you simply must do a better job with your coverage. Nicole DiVirgilio has given Marist a 3-2 lead with an RBI single. Game is in the 7th.
ST. PETER'S 2 RIDER 1
Peahens with their first MAAC win since 2009! Great job girls! Shelby Beaver with 5 strikeouts. Peahens are in first place!!
Jodi Petersen breaks up Sarah Minice's no hit bid, but the Stags still lead 3-0 after 6 innings.
Kristina Lingo RBI gives Fairfield a 3-0 lead over Iona in the 6th.
St. Peter's still up on Rider 2-1 after 5 1/2 innings---Shelby Beaver pitching very well. Peahens trying to win their first MAAC game since 2009.
Sarah Minice has no hit Iona through 5 innings, striking out 6. Fairield up 2-0.
Brittany Eckett drives home a run in the 5th to pull Rider to within 2-1 of St. Peter's.
Marist has tied their game with Siena at 2-2 in the 4th with solo homers by Nicole DiVirgilio and Alyssa Zahka.
Sarah Minice has not allowed a hit through 4 innings; Stags up on Iona, 2-0.
Stephanie Gilronan gives St. Peter's a 2-0 lead! 4 innings complete, Shelby Beaver pitching for the Peahens who did not win a MAAC game last season.
St. Peter's has taken a 1-0 lead over Rider in the 4th with a Sam bennett RBI. RBI single by Lauren Liseth gives Fairfield a 2-0 lead over Iona. 7 hits for the Stags.
MAAC doubleheaders underway. Siena has taken an early 2-0 lead over Marist with a Shannon Jones homer in the 1st inning. Fairfield is up on Iona 1-0; a bases loaded single by Laura Carta in the 3rd inning gave the Stags the lead. Sarah Minice vs. Sarah Jackson in that one. St. Peter's at home is scoreless against Rider after 3 innings.