Grobman, Ponce Homer, Jerpbak Tosses Five Strong Innings
Terra Jerpbak pitched all five innings, struck out seven and allowed only one run.
The Bulldogs, who improved to 6-3 in Ivy League play, again got contributions up and down the lineup, finishing with 12 hits. Ponce was 3-for-3 and knocked in three runs, Shelby Kennedy and Olivia Vinyard each were 2-for-4, while Jerpbak, Carlin Hagmaier, Maya Seifert and Annie Tarte all had one hit. Eight of nine players in the lineup scored at least once.
Yale took charge early, scoring four runs in the first inning and adding three in the second.
Grobman's homer was a three-run blast in the second inning, while Ponce hit a solo shot in the fourth inning.
In the three-game sweep, the Bulldogs outscored the Big Red 37-11, hit six home runs and had 45 hits.
Yale takes a break from Ivy League play to host Quinnipiac in a doubleheader on Wednesday. The first pitch of the first game is set for 3 p.m.
It's a sweep! Yale 10, Cornell 1. Bulldogs outscore Big Red 37-11 in three games. Two more home runs today, including this three-run opposite field blast from Sydney Grobman. #BoolaBoola #ThisIsYale pic.twitter.com/5RtTWj1Gw3— Yale Softball (@YaleSoftball) March 31, 2019
Kortney Ponce homers for the second straight day. One of six long balls for the Bulldogs in a three-game sweep of Cornell. Bulldogs are 6-3 in Ivy League play. #BoolaBoola #ThisIsYale pic.twitter.com/wt7DYLOWGe— Yale Softball (@YaleSoftball) March 31, 2019
Report filed by Tim Bennett (firstname.lastname@example.org), Yale Sports Publicity