Softball Earns Spot in Final Four

The Lady Cougars knocked off Tompkins-Cortland CC yesterday, 5-1, in an eight inning game. The team was able to rebound on the Panthers’ home field after losing two games to them on Sunday May 4, 2008 at Genesee.

The winning pitcher for the Lady Cougars was Laura Olcott (Ticonderoga, NY), who threw a three hitter. Olcott improves to 7-4 on the season and has a 1.61 ERA. Kim Proper (Letchworth, NY) and Elizabeth Rennard (Attica, NY) had strong performances from the plate. Both Proper and Rennard went 2-4 with one RBI apiece.

This win advances the Lady Cougars to the Region III Final Four tournament starting on Friday May 9, 2008 at Corning CC. The team will play Monroe CC at 10:00am on Friday. In an earlier meeting, the Lady Cougars dropped two games at Monroe CC.

The weekend schedule of events is as follows:

Region III, Division III Softball Tournament Schedule of Events

Friday, May 9:

Game #1: Monroe vs. Genesee – 10am
Game #2: Corning vs. Mohawk Valley – noon
Game #3: Loser of Game #1 vs. Loser of Game #2 – 2pm
Game #4: Winner of Game #1 vs. Winner of game #2 – 4pm

Saturday, May 10:

Game #5: Winner of Game #3 vs. Loser of Game #4 – noon
Game #6: Winner of Game #4 vs. Winner of Game #5 – 2pm
Game #7: if necessary game – 3:30pm

Sunday, May 11:

Rain date for completion of tournament