Mines Sweeps Mountain Lions

By Doug Fitzgerald published April 14, 2009

GOLDEN - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was held to two runs on eight hits in dropping both ends of a doubleheader to the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Tuesday at CSM Softball Field.

Mines won the opener 10-2 before shutting out UCCS 8-0 in the nightcap. Both games ended in five innings by virtue of the NCAA's run rule.

Jessika Anastos' double in the fifth inning of the opener brought home Janean Jubic and Ashley Jordan to account for all of the Mountain Lions' scoring on the day. Mines countered with 10 runs on 14 hits in Game 1 and eight runs on 10 hits in Game 2.

The Orediggers scored in every inning in the opener, including eight runs in the first three innings. In Game 2, they got four in the second, one in the third and three in the fifth.

Katie Kocman went a combined 5-for-7 with four RBIs for Mines, while teammate Kaleigh Starr went 3-for-6 with four RBIs.

Anastos went 3-for-5 for UCCS.

UCCS Players/Staff Featured

Jessika AnastosJessika Anastos41BJr.
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