MARSHALL 4, RUTGERS 0
LYNCHBURG, VA – Abigail Tolbert propelled Marshall though an elimination game against Rutgers, pitching a complete-game shutout.
The Herd (39-21) will play George Washington later Friday in another elimination game.
Marshall jumped ahead 3-0 in the first inning, with Sierra Huerta hitting a two-run homer. An insurance run came in the fourth inning on a double from Hayden Ellis, driving in Briana Daiss.
Tolbert (27-17, 248 innings pitched on the season) allowed four hits and three walks with six strikeouts.
Rutgers (29-25) got doubles from Katie Wingert and Aleah Marra.