NEW LONDON, CONN.--(4/14/12)--Freshman Jesse Richardson was 6 for 6 with five runs scored and senior All-American Hayley Feindel walked just one and struck out 20 to pick up a pair of wins moving into third place on the Division III all-time wins list as Coast Guard swept a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader from MIT with a 7-4 win in the opener and a 12-1 five inning win in the nightcap.
Feindel picked up the 113th and 114th wins of her career moving into third place in Division III history ahead of Kelly Schade from Simpson, who had 113 career wins.
Coast Guard improves to 18-12 overall and 6-6 in conference play while MIT drops to 7-18 overall and 3-7 in conference play.
In the opener, junior Stacia Sarwinski's three-run homer highlighted a five-run fifth inning as the Bears took a 7-0 lead. The Bears opened the scoring in the third on an RBI double by Richardson and an RBI single by junior Holli Bastinck before scoring five times in the fifth.
In the fifth, freshman Chloe Harmon had an RBI double and the Bears also scored a run on an error before Sarwinski's blast to right field her team-leading sixth of the season.
MIT freshman Ellie Fodor broke up the shutout with a three-run homer to right in the sixth before junior Anna Christensen's RBI ground out in the seventh scoring senior Jessica Iacobucci, who led off with a single, closed the scoring.
Feindel (10-6) went the distance to get the win in the game one allowing eight hits and four runs, three earned while walking one and striking out 12.
Fodor (4-7) took the loss for MIT as she went 4 1/3 innings allowing nine hits and seven runs, six earned with one walk and three strikeouts.
Richardson was 3 for 3 with a double and two runs scored while sophomore Kaitlin Ward had two hits in the game one win.
Iacobucci and Christensen each had two hits for the Engineers in the opener.
In game two, sophomore Devin Fellman led off the bottom of the first with her first of two homers in game and the Bears added a pair of runs as Richardson and Bastinck, who both singled came around on wild pitches for a 3-0 lead.
MIT got its run in the second, an unearned run as freshman Karly McLaughlin led off with a single, was bunted to second and scored on an outfield error following a single by Fodor.
The Bears put the game out of reach with seven runs in the third inning. Bastinck and Harmon had RBI singles before sophomore Kaitlin Ward's RBI double. Fellman hit a two-run shot to left field as the Bears took a 10-1 lead.
Feindel (11-6) allowed four hits and the unearned run while not walking a batter and striking out eight to get the win.
Iacobucci (2-9) worked the first two innings and allowed five hits and five earned runs to take the loss.
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May 10, 2012 Lisko Liner Lifts Bears to NCAA Win
May 7, 2012 Bears are #5 Seed in Mansfield Regional
May 5, 2012 Bears Win Three to Capture NEWMAC Championship
April 28, 2012 Late Inning Magic Keeps Bears Alive
April 28, 2012 Bears Remain Alive with Shutout Win
April 24, 2012 Bears Split in NEWMAC Tournament
April 21, 2012 Bears Swept in Regular Season Finale
April 20, 2012 Bears Sweep Springfield; Clinch Tourney Spot
April 17, 2012 #3 Eastern Conn. Sweeps Bears
April 14, 2012 Richardson Goes 6 for 6 as Bears Sweep MIT
April 13, 2012 Wellesley Sweeps Bears
April 9, 2012 Feindel Named NEWMAC Pitcher of the Week
April 6, 2012 Feindel Returns and Sets DIII Innings Record in Sweep
April 4, 2012 Bears Make Seven Errors in Loss
March 31, 2012 WPI Sweeps Bears
March 30, 2012 Bears Sweep Smith
March 27, 2012 Bears Beat Trinity 8-4
March 24, 2012 Bears Drop Pair at Wheaton
March 20, 2012 Walker Wins Twice as #17 Bears Sweep
March 18, 2012 Bears Settle for Split With Manhattanville
March 17, 2012 #17 Bears Rally for Sweep of Castleton
March 10, 2012 Bears Split to Close out Southern Trip
March 9, 2012 Bears Split at Rebel Games
March 7, 2012 #10 Bears Swept at Rebel Games
March 5, 2012 Feindel Fires No-Hitter; Bears Sweep