March 14, 2008
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Junior Sarah Dooley pitched six scoreless innings for her eighth win on the season as Maryland defeated St. Peter's, 8-0 in six innings, in the opener of the Maryland Spring Break Classic on Friday afternoon. The win extended the 23rd ranked Terps' best start in school history to 20-2. St. Peter's fell to 0-8 with the loss.
Dooley finished with 8 strikeouts in 6 innings with no walks. She now has recored 56 on the season with a 1.13 ERA.
In the first inning, Maryland's Alex Schultz hit a bases-clearing double to give the Terps a 3-0 lead as they have now won 17 out of their last 18 games.
Other action in the tournament on Friday included UMBC defeating Lehigh, 3-0, Lehigh blanking Valparaiso, 1-0, and Valparaiso shutting out UMBC, 8-0 in five innings.
The Terps return to action in the Maryland Spring Break Classic Saturday, as they take on Lehigh and Valparaiso at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. respectively.