ERIE, Pa.- The Lake Erie College softball team lost both games in a doubleheader at Mercyhurst University this afternoon. The losses put the Storm at 9-19 overall for the 2019 season.
The Storm lost the first half of the doubleheader with a final score of 6-5. Rachel Ward pitched a complete game giving up five earned runs on 11 hits and one walk. The freshman earned two strikeouts in her third loss of the season.
Peyton Brownlee went 3-4 at the plate with a double, scoring two runs with one RBI. Cheyanne Hamel doubled twice, going 2-3 at the plate and scoring one run with a walk.
In the second game of the doubleheader, the Storm lost 10-1 in five innings. The only run of the game was scored on a sacrifice fly hit by Kaitlyn Peacock to score Kristin Peacock who reached on a walk.
Storm outfielder Chloe Allen had the best day at the plate, going 4-6 between both games with one RBI.
Lake Erie prepares for two G-MAC doubleheaders this weekend between Cedarville and Findlay.