Four Run First Inning Lifts Queens Past Erksine, 4-2

Whitney Britt’s two-run home run in the bottom of the first catapulted Queens University of Charlotte to a 4-2 victory over Erskine. 

Queens first baseman Shelby O’Brien hit a two-run double to accompany Britt’s home run.  Chantel Dodge pitched seven innings and allowed five hits.  She allowed two runs and struck out eight hitters. 

Erskine had five hits from five different players.  Colleen Gardner and Ashlyn Hicks each picked up a run batted in for the Fleet.  Kelsey Spurrier was charged with the loss.  She went a third of an inning and allowed four runs on four hits.  Heather Richey pitched 5.2 shutout innings in relief. 

Erskine is eliminated from play.  Queens will play Limestone in an elimination game.