KENT STATE 7, GEORGE WASHINGTON 2
LYNCHBURG, VA – Andrea Scali pitched a complete game, allowing six hits and striking out nine to move to 22-8 on the year and send Kent State past George Washington.
Jen Cader gave Kent State (28-24) some early breathing room with a three-run homer in the second inning. The score moved to 5-0 on a fielder’s choice by Maria Cegledy, and Megan Turner’s home run made it 7-0 in the bottom of the third inning. Kent State will play Liberty in Friday's Round 2 game at 4 p.m. ET.
Elena Shelepak doubled in two runs to get the Colonials (43-17) on the board in the fourth.