The Richard Stockton College softball team improved to 10-2 on the season with a doubleheader sweep of Hunter College on Saturday in Galloway Township.
In Game 1, Brittany Ksiezopolski (4-2) was the beneficiary of a 12-hit attack and allowed just two hits with seven strikeouts in a complete-game 5-0 win. With the Ospreys leading 1-0, they sent eight hitters to the plate in their half of the fifth inning, scoring three times.
Michelle Pietrocola threw a six-inning no-hitter in Game 2, winning 8-0. The win kept her unbeaten streak intact at 6-0 and tied her with Kaitlyn Corica for Stockton’s all-time wins record with 42 against just 14 losses in her four years.
Pietrocola struck out eight and walked just one in tossing her third career no-hitter.
Nicole Tomo led Stockton with four hits on the day, two in each game, while Taylor Hopf scored twice in Game 2 and had three hits. Arielle Cooke hit a home run in the first inning of Game 2 and drove in three runs.
Stockton will travel to Alvernia today for a doubleheader starting at noon.
Hunter 000 000 0—0 2 3
Stockton 000 131 x—5 12 0
2B—Lombardo H. Scanlon, Chabak RS.
WP— Ksiezopolski (4-2) 7k. LP—Colangelo (1-1) 3k.
Hunter 000 000—0 0 1
Stockton 410 003 —8 9 0
2B—Tomo (2), Hopf RS. HR—Cooke RS.
WP—Pietrocola (6-0) 8k. LP—Beck (0-1) 2k.
Records—Stockton 10-2, Hunter 1-2.
Stockton men’s lacrosse: The Ospreys improved to 7-2 with a 12-3 win over visiting Arcadia (Pa.). Stockton scored the first three goals of the second half to break open a tight game. Stockton outscored the Knights (3-3) 9-1 in the second half and rolled to its fourth straight win. Nick Bologno had four goals and two assists and Tyler Van Benschoten had two goals and one assist.
Guy Loggi (Mainland Regional) added a goal for the Ospreys. Stockton goalkeeper Eric Leonard had 10 saves.
Stockton will hit the road on Wednesday for a game at DeSales at 4 p.m.
Arcadia 0 2 1 0— 3
Stockton 1 2 3 6— 12
Goals—Bologno 4; Van Benschoten 2; Manasia 2; Becker 2; Loggi; O’Donnell RS. Stanton; Caruso; Galassi A.
Goalies—Leonard (10) RS. Culichia (20), Ahren-Nichols (1) A.
Records—Stockton 7-2, Arcadia 3-3.