Catholic Splits on Opening Day of PFX Spring Games

Catholic Splits on Opening Day of PFX Spring Games

Clermont, Fla. The Catholic University of America softball team split its opening doubleheader of the annual PFX Spring Games on Sunday. The Cardinals downed Mt. Union, 8-3, but were edged by Finlandia, 2-0.

The Catholic offense exploded for a fun-run fourth inning to break open a 2-2 deadlock to take game one. The squad tallied three home runs to improve to 3-0 to start the year. The Cards then ran into Finlandia's Denia Bent who scattered five Cardinals' hits top the Cardinals.

Rookie center fielder Makayla Czan went 3-for-4 in game one with two runs, three RBI and one of three Catholic home runs in the game.

Czan was joined by senior catcher Alyssa Keane and sophomore Sabrina Scott as Cardinals to launch one outside the stadium.

Junior Kelly Lynch went the distance from the circle to move to 2-0 on the 2018 season.

Five different Cardinals registered hits in game two including sophomore third baseman Marissa Deblasie who went 1-for-3 and added a stolen base but Catholic could not overcome a 2-0 first-inning lead.

Catholic continues day-two of the games tomorrow when the Cardinals face St. Vincent and Emmanuel at 2 and 4 p.m., respectively.

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