April 27, 2008
Game 1 Stats | Game 2 Stats
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - The Colorado State softball team split its doubleheader with the New Mexico Lobos Sunday at Ram Field, losing 8-2 in the first game and winning 11-1 in the second game. The Rams are now 24-19 overall on the season and 4-8 in Mountain West Conference play.
Sophomore Allison Majam had a role in both of the Rams' runs in the first game, scoring the first run on a double to right field by sophomore Ashley Munoz in the bottom of the first inning. Majam added another run on the board in the bottom of the sixth inning when she homered to center field.
The Lobos plated runners in every inning except the second and the seventh to take the 8-2 victory, and the Rams were never able to overcome UNM's four-run first inning.
Senior pitcher Cayte Billman started in the circle for the Rams in the second game and helped her cause at the plate finishing 3-for-3 with two doubles and two runs. She scored her first run of the game in the bottom of the first inning on the grand slam by sophomore Sarah Sullivan to left field.
Sullivan finished the game 2-for-2 with five RBI and two runs scored. She recorded her fifth RBI in the bottom of the third inning with a single up the middle, plating Billman, and giving the Rams an 8-0 lead. Sullivan crossed the plate later in the same inning when senior Lauren Cusick hit her 17th home run of the season, a two-run shot to left field to give Colorado State a 10-0 lead. Cusick finished the game 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs.
The Rams added one more run in the bottom of the fourth inning to gain an 11-1 lead.
Billman shut the door on New Mexico in the top of the fifth inning with the help of senior first baseman Julia Kloppe who recorded an unassisted double play to end the game. Billman gave up one run on two hits in the game to earn her eighth win of the season.
The Rams head to San Diego State for a doubleheader on Friday. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. MT. Colorado State will then face UNLV on Saturday and Sunday to wrap up its conference road schedule. First pitch Saturday is set for 7 p.m. MT followed by a Sunday start time of 2 p.m. MT.