WINCHESTER, Va. – McDaniel scored four runs in the first inning of the nightcap to forge a doubleheader split at Shenandoah in non-conference softball action on Wednesday.
The Hornets (11-27) took the opener 3-2 before the Green Terror (17-12-1) countered with an 8-3 win in game two.
Jamie Weisser (Chappaqua, N.Y./Horace Greeley) went 4-for-4 in the second game, including notching her 100th career hit with an RBI single in the first inning. She drove in three runs in the game for McDaniel.
Katherine Seidl led Shenandoah with a complete-game five-hitter in the opener.
Lindsey Miller (Gettysburg, Pa./New Oxford), who had five hits on day, led off game two with one of her three triples on the day.
Megan Coyle (Las Vegas, Nev./Bishop Gorman) followed with an RBI single to left before a fielding error and wild pitch put Olivia Kipe (Manchester, Md./Manchester Valley) on second and Coyle on third.
Weisser dropped a single into left to plate Coyle for a 2-0 lead and lead to a pitching change after just four batters.
A Miller triple and Weisser squeeze that went for a single stretched the lead to 5-0 in the second.
A fielding error and Miller RBI single pushed the advantage to 6-0 in the third.
A Haley Koeninger two-run double keyed a three-run bottom of the third that cut the margin to 6-3.
A Kipe triple and Weisser double in the sixth made it 7-3 before doubles from Yealy and Scardina set the final margin in the seventh.
Miller had three hits in game two while Scardina added two.
In game one, Lindsay Corbin drew a walk to lead off the fourth before an error and one-out Karli Rorabaugh single up the middle staked Shenandoah to a 2-0 lead.
A Miller triple and Payton Lewis (Valrico, Fla./Durant) RBI groundout cut the deficit in half in the top of the sixth.
A Corbin infield single, error on the ensuing sacrifice and Janae RBI groundout stretched the lead back to two.
Miller had two of the Green Terror's five hits in game one.
McDaniel returns to action at Swarthmore on Thursday. The first game of the doubleheader begins at 3 p.m.