Lady Cougars Take Two from Columbia-Greene

The GCC Softball team garnered two victories against Columbia Greene CC on Sunday. Nikki Torcello struck out eleven for her first win of the year as the Lady Cougars won 7-2. Ashley Smith followed up that pitching performance with nine strikeouts in a 10-1 pounding of CGCC. Sam Poodry went five for six on the day and Beth Romesser connected for two homeruns. Jamie Hugelmaier had two hits in the first game and Jen Burr collected two hits in the nightcap.

The team battled but dropped a 5-4 decision to Monroe CC on Saturday. Sam Poodry and Ashley Smith each had three hits to lead GCC. In the first game of the doubleheader, the Lady Cougars were shutout 6-0.

The team also lost this week to D-2 Mercyhurst Northeast, 10-1, on Thursday. The second game of the doubleheader was cancelled due to rain. GCC is now 2-5 overall and 2-4 in Region III, Division III play.