Brennan, Labbadia Each With Two Hits On Day
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. –Penn began defense of its Ivy League title in impressive fashion. The Quakers swept a doubleheader from Yale, winning both games 3-0 at Penn Park.
Alexis Borden tossed a two-hit shutout in the first game, and Alexis Sargent scattered seven hits to blank the Bulldogs in the second game.
In the opener, the Quakers (6-11, 2-0 Ivy) scored twice in the first inning and added a single run in the second. That was more than enough for Borden, who struck out four and walked only one.
Labbadia and Caroline McGuire had the hits for the Bulldogs.
Freshman Lindsay Efflandt was the hard-luck losing pitcher. She struck out three in six innings.
Yale outhit the Quakers 7-5 in the second game but left eight runners on base.
Penn scored single runs in the second, third and fourth innings.
Yale also got two runners on in the fourth on singles by Brennan and Camille Weisenbach but couldn't capitalize.
The Bulldogs are back in action on Wednesday when they play a doubleheader at UMass starting at 3 p.m.
Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity