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Rams swept

March 12, 2002

- COLLEGE BASEBALL

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. - Mount Olive snapped Shepherd's five-game unbeaten steak with a 3-0, 3-2 sweep on Monday.

Jason Walck gave the Rams (4-2-1) an 2-0 lead in the second game with RBI singles in the third and fifth innings. But, Shepherd committed three errors allowing Mount Olive (15-8) to rally.

Game 1

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WP-Fricks, 2-0; LP-Renner, 0-1.

Game 2

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WP-McClellan, 2-0; LP-Miller, 0-1.

Rams sweep weekly awards

PRINCETON, W.Va. - Shepherd College players swept the WVIAC weekly awards after the Rams compiled a 4-0-1 mark last week. Sophomore designated hitter Jason Rhea is the Player of the Week, while sophomore Jimmy Jackson is the Pitcher of the Week.

Rhea knocked in seven runs and had nine hits in 16 at-bats last week. The Berkeley Springs High School alumnus recorded hits in all five games and had a home run against Barton. He also had a pair of doubles in the nightcap of Saturday's doubleheader versus Pitt-Johnstown.

Jackson recorded a pair of saves last week and saw action in four contests. He only allowed one run and five hits in over seven innings of work. His two saves versus Barton allowed the sophomore to tie the Shepherd career save record with nine.

- COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Rams' McGilton, Anderson honored

PRINCETON, W.Va. - Shepherd's shortstop Vickie McGilton and pitcher Christee Anderson are this week's WVIAC softball award winners.

McGilton wins her second straight Player of the Week award after hitting .750 in four games last week.

Anderson shares the Pitcher of the Week award following shutout efforts.

McGilton, a Morgantown, W.Va., freshman, led her team to sweeps over Shenandoah and WVU-Tech by recording nine hits in 12 at-bats. She scored nine runs in four games and knocked in six more. The Ram shortstop also had four doubles and had multiple hits in all four contests.

Anderson threw shutouts against Shenandoah and WVU-Tech. The Martinsburg, W.Va., freshman only gave up four hits in 10 innings of work. She also struck out 15 batters, while allowing a two walks in two victories.

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