Panthers sweep Packer softball team

Published 10:54 pm Thursday, May 7, 2015

The Austin softball team went with a couple of young pitchers as it was swept by Rochester Century (8-4 overall) on the road Thursday.

Century won the first game 4-1 and it won the nightcap 8-1.

Freshman Hannah Rasmussen allowed just five hits and zero earned runs in six innings in the first game for the Packers (6-13 overall, 3-9 Big Nine) and freshman Tori Gardner took the loss in the second game.

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“We brought up our two freshmen pitchers and let them go today and they both pitched very well for us,” Austin head coach Al Eckmann said.

Century 4, Austin 1

Austin pitching: Hannah Rasmussen (L) 6 IP, 5 H, 1 BB, 4 R, 0 ER, 3 K

Austin hitting: Jaidyn Bastian, 1-for-3; Sydney Murphy, 2-for-3; Jordan Huntley, 1-for-3; Jessica Peil, 1-for-3, RBI; Kelsey Sederquest, 1-for-3

Austin 8, Century 1

Austin pitching: Tori Gardner (L) 6 IP, 9 H, 2 BB, 8 R, 7 ER, 3 K

Austin hitting: Murphy, 1-for-3; Sederquest, 1-for-3; Abby Gogolewski, 1-for-3