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March 18, 2009

2009 Season - Gill moves to 6-0 on season with three hitter against St. Ambrose

Jackie Gill (Heyworth HS, Heyworth, Ill.) spun a three hitter and moved her overall record to 6-0 as Augustana defeated St. Ambrose 4-0 in the first game of a non-conference doubleheader on Wednesday, March 18 at Carver Field. Gill struck out three and didn’t walk a batter as she was in control the entire way. She retired the side in order in four of the seven innings.

 

The Vikings got all their runs in the fourth inning. Andi Walker (Plainfield South HS, Plainfield, Ill.) led off with a single and Missy Fobert (Rock Island Alleman HS, Rock Island, Ill.) reached on an error with Walker moving to second base. After a ground out by Chrissy Rosin (Niles West HS, Morton Grove, Ill.), which advanced Walker to third and Fobert to second. Christine Trojanowski (Evergreen Park HS, Evergreen Park, Ill.) walked to load the bases. Karlee Quaritsch (Palatine HS, Palatine, Ill.) then cleared the bases with a single, driving in Walker, Rosin and Trojanowski. After a strike out Quaritsch stole second and came home on a single by Brittany Snoreck (Carl Sandburg HS, Orland Park, Ill.).

 

Snoreck ended the game with three of the Vikings’ six hits.

 

With the win Augustana moves to 8-1 on the season.