Nichols loses two at Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Nichols College softball team dropped a pair of games to Pitt.-Bradford and Swarthmore Sunday morning in non-conference action at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic at the Centurylink Sports Complex.

Pitt.-Bradford 6, Nichols 3
Freshman Colleen Callahan drove in a pair of runs and senior Courteney Manarky had two hits and an RBI for the Bison. Sophomore Alexis Ferris surrendered 10 hits and six runs (three earned) with four walks.
Swarthmore 7, Nichols 6
Sophomore Cara Mayhew collected three hits and two RBI, Manarky drove in a run in the seventh, and sophomore Taylor Commesso plated her first collegiate RBI. Freshman Shannon Morin allowed seven hits and seven runs (five earned) with three walks in 6.2 IP. Nichols carried a 6-4 into the seventh before Swarthmore scored the tying and winning runs on a double to right-center field.