Roos Gibson fans nine in softball win over Fisher
Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 11:14 pm

(Canton, N.Y.)- Junior Allie Gibson (North Tonawanda, N.Y.) tied a season-high with nine strikeouts, guiding the SUNY Canton women’s softball team to a 6-1 win over Fisher College on Saturday.

Both teams had to battle bitter winds and occasional snow and hail on a cold day in the North Country. Gibson held the Falcons to just four singles and four walksAllie Gibson struck out nine batters on Saturday and also had a singleAllie Gibson struck out nine batters on Saturday and also had a single over seven innings to earn her third win of the year, and help the Roos beat the Falcons for the third time this season and improve to 11-17.

The Roos scored one run in the bottom of the first on a sacrifice fly by senior Tina DeLuca (Fresh Meadows, N.Y.) and then extended their lead to 3-0 with two more runs in the third when DeLuca scored on a wild pitch and junior Andrea Rogers (Munnsville, N.Y. ) stole home. SUNY Canton posted three more runs in the fourth inning thanks to a couple of miscues by the Falcons, including an error, two wild pitches and two passed balls. Fisher got one back in the top of the fifth from an RBI-single from Jayla Vega.

Junior Nicole Mulieri (Afton, N.Y.) and freshman Sharon Cordero (Goshe, N.Y.) each smacked a double for SUNY Canton and Gibson helped her cause going 1-for-3 with a run.

Vega took the loss for the Falcons as she allowed six runs on six hits and eight walks with 10 strikeouts.

The two teams meet again on Sunday in a doubleheader starting at 12 p.m. in Canton.