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Smyth, Melchionna Lift Kean Softball Past Drew, 2-0

UNION – Junior Courtney Smyth tossed a three-hit, complete game shutout and rookie Courtney Melchionna had the same number of hits as Drew University, as the Kean University softball team defeated the visiting Rangers, 2-0, in non-conference action on Wednesday afternoon.

Bears Split Doubleheader With Barnstormers

NEWARK – Left-hander Paul Fagan scattered three hits and allowed just one earned run in his first start of the season and Kennard Jones had four hits, drove in a run and had three stolen bases, leading the Newark Bears to a 6-2 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers in the opening game of a twilight doubleheader Wednesday at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.