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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Marist And Fairfield Playing For #1 Seed

Erika Sullivan one hits Iona to complete the sweep and the seeds are set. More later...
If Manhattan wins, they finish 2nd; Iona 4th. If Iona wins, they finish 3rd; Manhattan 4th. Manhattan is up 2-0 in the 4th; the loser of this game will have to open against Sarah Minice and the Stags......
Fairfield wins 4-1 and finish in the top spot...
Fairfield leads Marist 4-1 headed to the bottom of the 7th...
Kristina Lingo singles home Lauren Liseth who had doubled. Stags up 3-1 headed to the bottom of the 6th...
Sarah ends the inning, and Fairfield leads Marist 2-1 after 5...
Sarah Minice relieves Rae Ball with the tying run on 3rd in the 5th inning...
Marist has cut the Stags' lead to 2-1...
Winner of Marist-Fairfield finishes in first. If Manhattan wins second game at Iona, they finish second. If Iona wins the second game, Gaels finish in third...
Manhattan beats Iona 3-2 in 8 innings...
Jodi Petersen homer in bottom of 8th-Manhattan 3 Iona 2, 1 out...
Fairfield up on Marist 2-0 in the 3rd...
Manhattan's Katie Bowen just singled home 2 runs in the top of the 8th inning to give the LJs a 3-1 lead over Iona.
The luck of the schedule has pitted the four qualifiers against one another on the final day of the regular season. If this is a preview of the tournament, it should be a very good one.

Just in...
Marist has become the first MAAC team to defeat Sarah Minice, but it wasn't easy as they come away with a 1-0 win.
Both teams are now 12-3, and have just begun game two of their doubleheader. Winner takes first place.
More later...

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