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Mirto Lifts Falcons Over Lasell 3-2

Mirto Lifts Falcons Over Lasell 3-2

Freshman Aimee Mirto (Hamden, Conn.) recorded a two-out walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning to score the Falcons' game-winning run as the Albertus Magnus softball team picked up a 3-2 GNAC victory over Lasell on Sunday afternoon.

Albertus entered the bottom of the seventh inning with the scored tied at two after scoring a run in the fifth thanks to a Mirto RBI single. With two outs in the seventh, freshman Elaina Maio (West Haven, Conn.) walked to reach base before Mirto drove in the game-winning run with her fourth double of the season.

Mirto finished the game 2-for-4 with two RBI, while Danielle Figueroa (Bridgeport, Conn.) added a 2-for-4 performance as well. Maio tallied two runs for the Falcons along with a walk and a double.

Danielle Thuerling (Wallingford, Conn.) improved to 5-9 on the year with the victory as she gave up two runs and nine hits, while recording five strikeouts for the Falcons.

Lasell was led by Candance Hankard as she recorded a solo home run in the fifth inning to give Lasell a 2-1 lead.

Cassie Wadden earned the loss to fall to 1-9 on the year from the mound. Wadden struck out eight but walked five batters and gave up nine hits in 6.2 innings of work.

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