Madison Gott, Alexandra Yule, Bonnie Schipper and Taylor Troutt each hit home runs for the Lions, who finished with a season-high tying 12 hits and six
On the mound, Gallo struck out five batters and allowed just two hits and two walks in 4.0 innings of work. She improved to 4-4 on the year. First-year Madeline Meier came on for the final inning.
Columbia put the game out of reach with an eight-run second inning. After Sommer Grzybek walked, Trout singled and Yule walked,
Columbia went up 12-0 in the fourth inning after a solo home run hit by Yule and
The Lions added two more runs in the bottom of the fourth on a leadoff home run by Troutt and a sacrifice fly by Amber Swinarski.
Columbia (12-14) is back in action this weekend when it hosts Harvard for a three-game series. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 1 p.m. As of the timing of this release, the final game of the three-game series is scheduled for Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
UPDATED COLUMBIA WEEKEND SOFTBALL SCHEDULE
Friday, April 6, 2018
Game One: Harvard at Columbia, 1 p.m.
Game Two: Harvard at Columbia, approximately 3:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Game Three: Harvard at Columbia, 12:30 p.m.