Softball team closes out season on Senior Day

WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College softball team closed out the season on Senior Day at the Softball Complex with 11-3 and 1-0 setbacks to Bates College on Saturday in NESCAC East play.

Colby seniors Kathleen Mason, Zena Robert, Julia Saul, and Vanessa Warshaw played for the final time.
 
Game 1 highlights
* Paige Hartnett had two hits and two RBI for the Mules. Lolo Niemiec also had two hits, an RBI, and scored a run. Holly Lallis finished with two hits and one run.
 
* Saul had one hit and one run for Colby, while Mason had one shot.
 
* The Mules were tied 2-2 after two innings and only trailed 5-3 after six innings. Bates scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning.
 
Game 2 highlights
* Hartnett and Warshaw had the lone hits of the game for the Mules (2-28, 0-12 NESCAC).
 
* Saul had a fine outing in her last pitching performance. She allowed just the one run, struck out three, and walked one in a complete game.
 
* The lone run of the game came on a Paige Ahlholm homer in the fourth inning.