GEORGE WASHINGTON 2, APPALACHIAN STATE 1
LYNCHBURG, VA – Sierra Lange threw her second complete game of the 2019 NISC, topping Appalachian State in Friday’s elimination game.
The Colonials (44-17) will play Marshall or Rutgers later Friday in another elimination game.
Lange (31-13, 265 innings pitched for the season) allowed four hits and a walk to go with eight strikeouts. George Washington scored both of its runs in the first inning, thanks to an RBI single from Alessandra Ponce and a sacrifice fly from Elena Shelepak.
Appalachian State (31-25) got a terrific pitching performance from Kenzie Longanecker, who allowed just three hits. Keri White had two hits for the Mountaineers, whose run came in the third inning when Mary Barnes drove in White with a single.