Mountain Lion Softball Team Can Only Win One of Four Against Fort Lewis

By Nathan Gibson published March 10, 2012

Farmington, NM: The UCCS Mountain Lion softball team won the first game of the series against Fort Lewis 5-4, but could not get it done in the remining three games of the series as UCCS lost to the Skyhawks 10-6, 8-0, and 6-5.  The Mountain Lions record drops to 6-6 RMAC, 8-8 overall.

In the highlight of the weekend, the game one victory showed what Mountain Lion fans have come to expect in a solid pitching performance by Jessica Belsterling.  Belsterling also went 2-4 from the plate including a double and an RBI.  Freshman Emily Jennings had a solid game from the plate including a 2-4 hitting performance as well.  Fort Lewis jumped out to an early 2 run lead, but UCCS responded with 5 of their own over the next 4 innings.

The Mountain Lions will play a single day doubleheader against Colorado School of Mines on March 14th at 2 pm and 4 pm.

Go Mountain Lions!

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