Beavers’ Productive Time Finishes with 38-10 File
GENESEO, N.Y.—No. 23 Babson College staved off elimination with a 4-2 victory over Mount St. Joseph University in the first title match of the day at the NCAA Geneseo Regional but the Lions captured the regional crown with a 5-3 triumph around the Beavers in the championship activity Sunday afternoon at Raschi Field.
With the consequence, the Beavers wind up their year with a glowing 38-10 in general file. Mount St. Joseph improves to 34-10 over-all and innovations to an NCAA Super Regional Greatest-of-A few series following weekend from No. 4 Salisbury.
Junior Kate Karamouzis (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) and sophomores Moira O’Reilly (Columbus, Ohio) and Chloe Joslin (Wyoming, R.I.) represented Babson on the Geneseo Regional All-Tournament Team.
Babson 4, Mount St. Joseph 2
Karamouzis singled and tripled and drove in two operates for the Beavers and senior Audrey Labouliere (Pipersville, Pa.) doubled and walked and scored two times in the earn. Junior Lexi Morris (Lexington, Mass.) went 1-for-2 with a walk, an RBI and a operate scored, and very first-year Sara Moore (Kennett Sq., Pa.) also knocked in a run.
O’Reilly went the length for the Beavers, permitting just two runs although scattering nine hits and a walk and fanning seven. She enhanced her report to 22-5 on the 12 months, matching Kathleen Conway ’14 for the program’s one-season report for wins, established in 2013.
First-yrs Kelsi Stevenson (Mooresville, Ind.) and Macy Cornelius (Whiteland, Ind.) each and every experienced two hits and drove in a operate for Mount St. Joseph. Senior Kamryn McCool (Brookville, Ind.) was tagged for 4 operates on six hits and three walks in 5 innings, struggling just her fifth reduction of the period (20-5). Sophomore Hailey Johnson (Lebanon, Ore.) came on in the sixth inning and held the Beavers at bay the final two innings, retiring all six batters she confronted.
Babson jumped on top ideal away with two operates in the initially inning. Labouliere drew a one particular-out stroll and senior Isabel Aguilar (Avon, Conn.) singled to remaining to set the desk, and Karamouzis introduced household Labouliere with the 1st operate with a solitary up the center. Following Joslin walked to load the bases, Morris followed with a walk of her personal to plate Aguilar.
The Beavers added considerably-necessary coverage operates in the fifth and sixth innings. Labouliere smashed a double to remaining in the fifth and arrived all over to rating on Karamouzis’ triple down the proper industry line, and the Eco-friendly and White loaded the bases with no outs in the sixth on singles by Morris and senior Cara Harnick (Sammamish, Clean.) and a hit-by-pitch by senior Abrianna Natoli (Fairfield, Conn.) just before Moore’s fielder’s option scored Morris.
The Lions staged a two-out comeback try in the bottom of the seventh. Initial-year Maddie Kennedy (Erlanger, Ky.) led off with a solitary and classmate Emily McDonald (Indianapolis, Ind.) and junior Ali Lang (Eminence, Ind.) strike two out singles to load the bases. Stevenson and to start with-year Macy Cornelius (Whiteland, Ind.) followed with RBI singles to slice the deficit in half, but the game ended when Lang was thrown out trying to advance a foundation.
Mount St. Joseph 5, Babson 3
Moore and Labouliere every experienced 3 hits for the Beavers, with Moore scoring 2 times and Labouliere hitting a double and scoring when. Aguilar had two hits and drove in a operate, and Karamouzis legged out an RBI triple.
Senior Logan MacDonald (Wilmington, Mass.) went the distance in the circle for Babson, making it possible for three gained runs on six hits and a few walks. She took the loss and winds up the time with a 13-3 history.
The Lions scored their five runs on just 6 hits, together with two by initial-yr Macy Cornelius (Whiteland, Ind.), who drove in a run. Junior Elizabeth Ivers (Shelbyville, Ky.) experienced a double and two RBI, McDonald knocked in a operate, and sophomore Casey Kemp (Blanchester, Ohio) experienced a double and a wander and scored 2 times. Kemp also earned the complete-recreation victory for the Lions, enabling 12 hits but just two gained runs even though placing out seven.
Babson took a 1- lead in the 1st inning when Moore led off with a solitary and later scored on a Karamouzis triple to proper-middle area. Mount St. Joseph tied it with an unearned operate in the next inning and pulled ahead in the 3rd on an RBI single by Cornelius.
After the Beavers tied the rating at 2-2 with an unearned run in the bottom of the 3rd, the Lions took the lead for excellent with two operates in the leading of the fourth. Ivers doubled residence a operate and McDonald hit a sacrifice fly to still left to rating sophomore Kaci Finchum (Mooresville, Ind.) in a near enjoy at the plate.
The Eco-friendly and White received a single back again in the bottom of the fifth when Karamouzis hammered an RBI triple to correct, but the opportunity tying operate was lower down seeking to rating on a wild pitch on a further close enjoy at the plate. The Lions tacked on another unearned operate in the sixth inning to present insurance policies. Babson set the probable tying operates on foundation in the seventh inning but Kemp retired the final two batters to shut out the game.
• The Beavers’ 38 wins equals the single-season system report reached back in 2005.
• Moore wrapped up the year with 53 hits, tied for ninth-most in a time in program record and the most because Annie Quine ’19 experienced 55 hits in 2016.
• Karamouzis completed the spring with an eight-match submit-year hitting streak, including a 7-for-14 functionality in the Regionals with two triples and 5 RBI.
• Babson misplaced for just the third time in 36 video games this year when scoring at minimum three runs and for just the sixth time in 38 video games when scoring the very first operate of the video game.