Barbato homered twice and drove in nine runs in a doubleheader sweep at Plattsburgh Saturday. She hit a grand slam in the top of the seventh in Game 1 to break a 1-1 tie in Cortland's 5-1 victory, then hit a three-run homer in the top of the first in Game 2 to help lead the Red Dragons past the Cardinals, 8-4. Barbato also went 2-for-2 with an RBI in a 5-0 win over nationally ranked St. John Fisher and was 2-for-3 with a double and RBI in a 12-0 win at Potsdam Friday. Over six games during the week, Barbato batting .471 (8-for-17) with two homers, a double, 11 RBI and four runs scored, along with a walk, two sac bunts and a sac fly.
Niki Barbato, SBALL, AOW, Cortland
Apr 17, 2017