COLLEGE SOFTBALL: ATHENS GRAD BENNETT PITCHES ALFRED U. TO WIN OVER NATIONALLY-RANKED ITHACA (2021-04-07)

Valley Sports Report
ALFRED, N.Y. — Athens grad Megan Bennett, a freshman on the Alfred University softball team, pitched a five-inning, complete-game win over nationally-ranked Ithaca College here Wednesday afternoon at Harrington Field.

Bennett, now 2-0, limited the Lady Blue Bombers, ranked 14th in the nation, to three runs on six hits, while striking out five and walking two. She threw 93 pitches.

Before Wednesday's win, Alfred had dropped eight of its last nine decisions against Ithaca College.

On Monday, Bennett threw a perfect inning of relief in the Lady Saxons’ 12-3 win over Fredonia.

On the season, Bennett has appeared in six games. She has a 4.50 ERA, with 12 strike outs and four walks in 14 innings.

Alfred University, now 8-2, returns to action Saturday when it hosts Utica College.

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IN PHOTO: Megan Bennett.