Terps Split Softball Doubleheader against Princeton
May 2, 1998
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Junior Kelly Shipman had two hits to tie the school record for hits in a season with 54 and gained her 13th pitching victory of the season as Maryland defeated Princeton, 6-4, in the first game and the Tigers scored an 8-0 victory in the second game as the two teams split a college softball doubleheader at the Tiger Softball Field here this afternoon.
Maryland closes its season with a 28-22 record while split puts Princeton's record at 30-16.
Shipman had two hits, one RBI and scored one run while striking out four and allowing only one earned run as the Terps won the first game, 6-4. Shipman closed the season with a school record .355 batting average and a school record-tying 54 hits. The pitching victory gave her 13 for the season and 54 for her career.
Maryland scored one run in the first inning and broke the game open with four runs in the second. The inning was highlighted by a three RBI double by junior secondbasemen Amy Sandler. Freshman shortstop Jennifer Potzman also added a run scoring single during the inning. Potzman closed the season with 32 RBI. The total tied her with sophomore designated hitter Cortney Madea for the single season school RBI record.
Princeton's Sarah Peterman gained the pitching victory in the second game as she limited the Terps to three hits. The Davis. Calif., native struck out one and did not walk a batter. Tiger second basemen Kamilah Briscoe and first basemen Wendy Herm had three hits and two RBI each.
Game No. 1 Maryland 140 001 0 6 8 1 Princeton 000 310 0 4 5 3