Carleton jumps on Vikings early

Kori Looker had a pair of hits in Lawrence's 9-1 loss to Carleton.
Kori Looker had a pair of hits in Lawrence's 9-1 loss to Carleton.

CLERMONT, Fla. -- The Carleton College softball team scored early and pulled away for a 9-1 nonconference win over Lawrence University on Friday.

The Knights scored three times in the first inning and added three more in the third to solidify the lead.

Pitcher Sam Kile was the star for Carleton (5-5) as she went 2-for-3 and drove in six runs. Kile had a two-run double in the first and added a three-run double in the third. Kile went the distance in the circle, allowing six hits while striking out four and walking three.

Emilia Jackson took the loss for Lawrence after allowing 12 hits, striking out two and walking three.

Kori Looker went 2-for-3 for the Vikings, and Maria Reiter drove in Lawrence's lone run.