Diamonds Broom Racers with 9-1 Victory, Series SweepJuly 2, 2012 - National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Akron Racers
Carolina pitcher Katie Burkhart was electric in the cirlce, throwing seven innings for a complete game victory over the Racers. Burkhart struck out nine Akron batters while allowing just one run on three hits. Her ERA dropped to 3.50 on the season.
The Diamonds compiled 10 hits on the day with GiOnna DiSalvatore scoring two runs on one hit for two RBIs.
Right fielder Sharonda McDonald provided the offensive spark for the Racers, batting 2-for-3 at the plate with a run scored. Lisa Modglin had the only other Racers hit in the game.
Kristina Thorson started the game for the Racers, throwing 5.1 innings while giving up seven hits, five runs and four walks. She was replaced in the sixth by Jen Mineau who lasted 0.1 innings while giving up two hits and one earned run (four unearned) while walking one batter. Hillary Bach took to the circle next for the Racers, allowing one hit while striking out one batter.
National Pro Fastpitch Stories from July 2, 2012
- Diamonds Broom Racers with 9-1 Victory, Series Sweep - Akron Racers
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