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May 1, 2013

Sports Shorts: May 1, 2013

LaValley relieves Favro Monday

TICONDEROGA — Stephanie LaValley relieved Jennifer Favro in the fourth inning of Monday’s Northeastern Clinton-Ticonderoga softball game.

The relief pitcher’s name was inaccurately reported to the Press-Republican for Tuesday’s edition.

Cardinals prepare for Brockport in SUNYAC lacrosse

PLATTSBURGH — In a year in which the Plattsburgh State men’s lacrosse team has set a number of program firsts, that trend will continue Wednesday as the second-seeded Cardinals take the field against third-seeded Brockport in a SUNY Athletic semifinal game.

Game time is set for 4 p.m. at the Field House Lacrosse Complex.

Top-seeded Cortland will host Potsdam in the other semifinal matchup. The Bears enter this year’s tournament as the fourth seed.

Tickets for Wednesday’s SUNYAC semifinal game are general admission and will be $6 per person. All SUNY students with a valid college ID will be admitted for free. All tickets will be sold at the turf complex.

Fans who cannot attend Wednesday’s game can follow all the action via live stats and live video found at www.gocardinalsports.com.

Ashley Marshall earns fourth weekly honor

CORTLAND — Ashley Marshall of the Plattsburgh State softball team has been named State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 28.

The honor marks the fourth of the 2013 season for the Plattsburgh State standout.

Marshall earned all three Plattsburgh State wins this weekend, posting a 3-1 record in four appearances.

Friday against Buffalo State, she tossed a complete game three-hit shutout to get the win in game one. She followed that up with three scoreless innings of relief in game two to pick up another victory.

In the two games against the Bengals, she combined for 12 strikeouts.

Saturday, the Franklin Academy product allowed four runs on seven hits while striking out 14 against Fredonia to earn her 19th win. Marshall suffered her only loss of the week Sunday, a 6-4 decision against Ithaca in which she struck out eight while allowing five earned runs and 10 hits.

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