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PHILADELPHIA In their first games at Warren Field this season, Penn (7-12) swept Lafayette (6-11) in a doubleheader on Thursday. The Quakers won game one 6-1 and game two 7-2. Penn grinded out 19 hits in two games while holding the Leopards to six hits.
Game one was tied at 1-1 until the fifth when the Quakers put up a four spot. Stephanie Reichert got things going with a one out single. Next batter Kaelin Ainley was safe at first on a sacrifice bunt. Annie Kinsey singled to left to load the bases and Christina Khosravi delivered a double to right center that scored two. Kinsey scored on a wild pitch and Khosravi was knocked in by Julia Cheney to put the Quakers up 5-1.
Penn added another run in the sixth on a home run by Reichert.
Emily Denstedt (4-6) picked up the win, tossing a complete game while striking out four.
In game two, the Red and Blue scored three runs in the first two innings and would once again erupt for four runs, this time in the fourth.
Reichert, who led off with a single, scored Penn’s first run on a wild pitch. Kinsey, who also singled, scored on a fielder’s choice. Reichert plated Brandi King for the Quakers lone run in the second.
In the fourth, the Red and Blue used the long ball. King hit a two-run homer to left with no outs, and with two outs and one on Kinsey homered to put Penn up 7-0.
Starter Olivia Mauro (3-1) was solid in the circle. She pitched six and two-thirds innings of shutout ball. She allowed just two runs and gave up three hits. Lindsey Permar came in relief to record the final out.
The Quakers head to Rider on Saturday for a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. and return home to host Colgate in a doubleheader at noon.