TORONTO - The Ryerson Rams fastpitch team opened their season with two victories over the York Lions on Friday night.

Ryerson University 5 - York University 0

In the first game of a double header, Abbigail Thompson allowed just five hits and pitched a shut out, as Ryerson defeated York University 5-0.

Hayley Graham, Emily Rickson, Olivia Stelmachowicz, and Kaylyn Munro each collected multiple hits. Graham went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the team with hits.

Ryerson University 5 - York University 3

In the second game of the doubleheader, Ryerson beat York University 5-3 to complete the opening day sweep.

Samantha Jackson pitched a complete game, allowing only one earned run. Ryerson had ten hits in the game.  Taylar Oats and Emma Carr each collected multiple hits for the team with Olivia Pepe, Carr, Kaylyn Munro, and Oats each driving in one run.

The Rams return to action on Sunday, September 10 when they visit the Queen's Gaels in Kingston.