Melissa Barber (Nassau/Catholic Central) collected four hits and five RBI on Wednesday as Alfred State continued their spring break trip in Myrtle Beach, SC. The Lady Pioneers fell 18-6 to Wisconsin -Stout and 9-1 to the College of Mt. St. Vincent.
Stout scored two in the 2nd only to have Barber tie the game in the bottom of the 3rd with a two-RBI double. The Blue Devils plated four in the 4th but Barber cut into the lead with a bases clearing 3-RBI double in the bottom half of the inning. Barber then scored on a RBI single by Aubri Mosier (Rome, PA) to tie it up once again at 6-6.
From that point on, the Blue Devils scored 12 unanswered runs, seven in the 5th and five in the 6th, to earn their fourth win of the season.
In the nightcap, the Dolphins scored six in the 1st inning and never looked back. Mosier was the lone Pioneer with multiple hits finishing 2 for 2. Stormi Kruger (Medina) knocked in the lone run in the game with a RBI groundout in the 1st.
Barber finished the day 4 for 7 with 5 RBI and raised her season batting average to .400 (8 for 20) on the year.
The blue & gold wrap up their schedule at Fastpitch Dreams Classic on Thursday with a 9:30 a.m. contest vs. Keystone and a 1:30 p.m. game with St. Joseph's (CT).