Campbell falls in both games Saturday at Spartan Classic

Madison Herring (
Madison Herring (

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Campbell fell in both of its contests Saturday afternoon at the Spartan Classic.

Delaware scored eight unanswered en route to its 9-7 win over Campbell. Against UNCG, CU took a 10-7 lead in the sixth inning but the home side scored eight in the bottom half to take the win, 15-11. 

Game one: Campbell 7, Delaware 9

Delaware scored eight straight runs to take a 9-7 win over Campbell in game one Saturday afternoon at the Spartan Classic.

Back-to-back RBI doubles and a RBI single in the first gave CU an early 4-0 lead. Amber Schisler knocked in the fifth run for CU in the second with a RBI single.

Delaware answered with a two-run home run in the third, a grand slam in the fourth, and a solo home run in the third to take 7-5 advantage. Emily Neal increased the lead to 8-5 with her RBI single in the fifth.

Katie Baker knocked in two with a single to centerfield in the sixth to bring CU within one, 8-7. Delaware closed the game with a bases loaded walk to reach the final margin.

Madison Herring and Madison Casto each posted two hit performances for Campbell. Delaware's Anna Steinmetz and Alyshia Dellatore recorded a pair of hits each.

Jordan Cargile (4-7) picked up the win in 4.2 innings of work, allowing just two runs and five hits. Holly Brooks (3-5) took the loss in three innings, giving up six earned and five hits.

Game two: Campbell 11, UNCG 15

UNCG posted eight runs in the sixth to claim a 15-11 result over Campbell Saturday evening.

Campbell trailed by six, 7-1, after the fourth and scored nine straight to take a 10-7 lead. UNCG used 15 batters to score eight times and reclaim the lead 15-10 in sixth. CU scored once in the seventh to close the deficit to four, 15-11.

Amber Schisler's lone hit came on her two-run home run in the fifth inning. Megan Mozingo went 1-for-2 with a two-RBI single in the fifth.

Caroline Smith went 1-for-3, with a three-run home run in the four-run sixth inning, which gave CU the three run lead.

UNCG scored on four different situations in the sixth. Emily Acquaviva and Stephanie Boyd hit RBI singles, Tory Wright and Gabrielle Cubbage posted RBI doubles to centerfield in the inning, Jordan Gontram hit a solo home run and Tory Write drew a bases loaded walk to account for the eight Spartan runs.

UNCG's Alicia Bazonski (9-6) pitched 2.2 innings in the win, allowing five runs on six hits.

Campbell used four different pitchers in the contest as Amber Schisler (5-2) was tagged with the loss in one inning of work, allowing eight runs on four hits and walking six.

Campbell returns home March 14 at 6 p.m. against in-state, ACC rival North Carolina.