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Eastern Softball Goes to Europe

sports-pepin's team in czech republic-photo (27).JPGHead Softball Coach Diana Pepin (first row, far left) and alumna Molly Rathbun '13 (top row, fifth from left) spent 10 days in Prague, Czech Republic, under the auspices of American International Sports Tours, winning five of six softball games played, losing only to the Czech national team. They were victorious against Russia (twice), Prague, Austria, and another U.S. team.

"We had a tremendous experience playing softball with other collegiate players," said Pepin.  "The trip included visiting a concentration camp in Munich, Germany; seeing the Olympic Stadium; and visiting the world's largest castle in Prague."

Rathbun was dominant on the field, posting an .067 ERA on the pitching mound, and striking out 34 batters in 24 innings, yielding only 12 hits. When she wasn't pitching, she was the designated player and batted an impressive .532.

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