Krebs sets homer mark in victory
It only took Crystal Krebs 18 games to make her first mark on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs record book.
Krebs hit her school-record eighth home run of the season as the Mountain Lions (16-7) rolled 12-0 past the Buena Vista Beavers (1-5) Tuesday at the Tucson Games tournament.
Krebs went 4-for-4 with four RBI. She also scored three runs and stole her first base of the season.
Amber Colton, limping noticeably from a painful foot injury, pitched four innings of scoreless ball to earn her ninth win of the season. Liz Hahn pitched for the first time as a collegian, throwing two scoreless innings.
Krebs' two-run homer in the first inning opened the scoring for the Mountain Lions. They added three more runs in the second when Charlene Berg singled to score Lindsay Shandera from second and Sarah Wodniak singled home Berg and Brenna Pool.
Colton, meanwhile, was cruising through the Buena Vista lineup. The Beavers did not hit a ball out of the infield during Colton's four innings, their two hits coming on a high chopper that Colton couldn't handle cleanly and on a bunt.
Hahn loaded the bases in her first inning, allowing a single and two walks, before getting out of the inning on a fly out to center field. She fared better in the sixth, retiring the first two batters. Gelene Bosum followed with a single, but Brittni Carlson gunned her down trying to stretch it into a double.
Shandera went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI, giving her a 5-for-6 day. Dykstra went 2-for-4 with three RBI.
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