If there's one universal truth, it's that all of our bodies begin changing at some point. That's especially true for women who are over the age of 50. One day it seems like we're rolling out of bed with a pep in our step. The next, our emotions are out of control, our weight won't go down, and we constantly have hot flashes. If that sounds like you, don't worry â millions of other women worldwide are going through the same difficulties.
The fact of the matter is these symptoms are part of a natural process women go through. This change, called menopause, marks the end of a woman's ability to reproduce and menstruate. The average age for this to occur is 51, though it officially begins a year after a woman's final period. During this transition to menopause, estrogen and other hormones in a woman's body start to deplete When those hormones deplete, frequent and sometimes severe symptoms can manifest:
The symptoms of hormone deficiency can be scary for both women and their partners. That makes dealing with a hormone deficiency tricky because many symptoms are tied to nutrition, stress, lack of exercise, and toxins in your body.
However, if you're getting older and dealing with some of the symptoms listed above, have hope. A solution to your hormone problems may be closer than you think. Hormone replacement therapy for women may help correct imbalances caused by menopause. These effective, safe treatments help many women throughout the menopause process and may even help them reclaim their youth.
To live a healthy life, hormone stability is very important for women. That's where the beauty of HRT treatments for women begins to shine because it balances hormones that would otherwise be altered due to menopause.
HRT treatments for women represent a revolutionary step toward living life without the pitfalls of old age. However, at Juventee, we understand that no two women, and by proxy, patients, are the same. That's why our team of doctors and specialists provide personalized treatment options for women, combining holistic treatment, nutrition, fitness plans, and more to supplement our HRT treatments.
Is HRT the answer if you feel exhausted, overweight, and moody? That's the million-dollar question that we're asked almost every day. And to be honest, it's hard to say without a comprehensive exam by an HRT expert at Juventee. What we can say is that when a woman's hormones are better balanced during menopause, she has a much better chance of enjoying life without the crippling symptoms that other women feel.
At Juventee, helping women reclaim their vitality and love of life is our top priority. While some HRT clinics see patients as nothing more than a means to make money, our team is cut from a different cloth.
The key to balancing your hormones and improving your well-being is a process that we have refined over time. The Juventee HRT process consists of a comprehensive review of your health and hormonal status. Our team then customizes your plan and prescribes treatments, procedures, and supplements under the guidance of our local HRT experts.
At Juventee, we want to revitalize your health by promoting balance, energy, intimacy, and beauty. We start by assessing your baseline biomarkers and implementing a personalized plan to help you feel like your younger self. Our in-depth process covers many factors, almost like a web. Each component of that web works in conjunction with others to make up how you feel. If one area is out of sync, women can experience unwanted fluctuations in their weight, energy, emotions, libido, and more. Juventee is committed to evaluating our patient's overall health so that we may bring vitality and happiness to as many aspects of their lives as possible.
We've mentioned all the greatness that can come with an HRT regimen from Juventee, but what exactly are the benefits of HRT for women? Let's take a look.
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Unlike some HRT clinics, Juventee's HRT programs are carefully crafted and personalized for each patient. There are no cookie-cutter solutions at our office. Instead, we assess each individual's needs and customize treatments to help their bodies as they age. We replace hormones that are deficient and restore them to their physiological state using HRT pellets.
These hormone pellets are prescription hormones inserted under the skin through a simple in-office procedure. Each pellet is about as large as a big grain of rice. Once inserted, our HRT pellets get to work quickly. With this treatment, patients don't have to worry about applying greasy creams or swallowing pills. Instead, our pellets are metabolized by the body. That way, patients don't stress over taking too much or too little.
Remember, at Juventee, our goal isn't just to balance your hormones â it's to completely optimize your health and well-being. You won't ever have to worry about our doctors writing you a prescription and sending you on your way without any additional communication. Instead, we aim to be part of our patient's journey back to health and work with all of our HRT patients to do so.
Hormone imbalance causes a litany of issues. But with hormone replacement therapy, females can better process calcium, keep their cholesterol levels safe, and maintain a healthy vagina. By replenishing the body's estrogen levels, HRT may relieve symptoms of menopause and even optimize bone health.
But that's just the start. At Juventee, our patients report many benefits of taking HRT for women:
If you're ready to feel better and enjoy the vitality of your youth, Juventee is here to help you every step of the way. It all starts with an in-person evaluation, where our team will determine if HRT is right for you.
For many women, menopause is a difficult time filled with ups, downs, and hormonal hurdles to overcome. While menopausal issues are well-known by some, other women only know that menopause can affect their hormones. The reality is that going through menopause can mean more than moodiness and hot flashes.
At Juventee, we're big believers that a little knowledge can go a long way. With that in mind, if you're going through menopause or are approaching "that" age, consider these common issues. First, let's examine some alternative causes of menopause beyond age:
The most common reason for menopause is diminished, unbalanced hormones. However, menopause can also result from:
Now that we've examined some of the ways that menopause manifests, let's look at some common problems that females regularly endure:
If you're going through menopause and feel like life is a tiresome burden, you're not alone. Studies show that 15% of women go through depression to some degree during menopause. What many women don't learn is that depression may start much earlier, during perimenopause or even earlier.
Depression can be hard to diagnose, even without perimenopause and menopause as a factor. With that said, keep the following signs in mind. If you notice any, it might be time to speak with a physician:
If you notice any of the signs above, it's important that you understand that you're not weak or broken. You're going through a very normal emotional experience, which may be caused by hormone deficiency. However, with proper treatment from your doctor, depression doesn't have to rule your life.
You don't have to have hormonal imbalances to have mood swings. Indeed, everyone gets moody from time to time. For women going through menopause, however, mood swings can be extreme and happen often. Hormone imbalances and mood swings go together, resulting in unusual emotional changes and even issues like insomnia.
Estrogen production, a hormone that fluctuates during menopause, affects serotonin production, which regulates mood. When both hormones are deficient, mood swings can become quite prevalent.
Fortunately, HRT treatments in Ridgefield, NJ, work wonders for women because they work to regulate hormones like estrogen. With HRT from Juventee, women don't have to settle for the negative consequences that drastic mood swings can cause.
Hot flashes: whether you're a man or a woman, you've probably heard of them. Hot flashes are very common issues associated with menopause and manifest as intense, sudden feelings of heat across the upper body. Some last a few seconds while others last many minutes, making them uncomfortable and inconvenient at all times. A few common symptoms of hot flashes include:
Usually, a lack of estrogen causes hot flashes in menopausal women. Low levels of estrogen negatively affect a woman's hypothalamus, or the part of the brain that regulates appetite and body temperature. Low estrogen levels cause the hypothalamus to assume incorrectly that the body is too hot. When it does, it dilates a woman's blood vessels to boost blood flow.
Fortunately, most women don't have to settle for the intense, unwanted feelings they endure with hot flashes. HRT pellet treatment from Juventee helps to stabilize hormones which may lessen the effects that hot flashes cause.
Staying healthy and fit is a challenge for anybody living in modern America. For women with hormonal imbalances, however, it's even harder. Weight gain is a concerning issue during menopause, but it can be manageable with a physician-led diet, exercise, and HRT treatments from Juventee.
HRT patients at Juventee benefit from health plans that keep hormones in check, making weight loss a real possibility. But which hormones need to be regulated to help avoid weight gain?
Millions of adults around the U.S. suffer from low sex drive, but that doesn't make it any more embarrassing to talk about. For many women going through pre-menopause and menopause, it's an unfortunate side effect of unbalanced hormones. Thankfully, HRT may help women maintain a healthy libido, even after 50. But what causes lowered sexual desire in women as they age?
The hormones responsible for low libido in females are estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.
Progesterone production decreases during perimenopause, resulting in lowered libido in some women. Lower progesterone production can also cause weight gain, exhaustion, and other symptoms common during menopause. Reduced estrogen levels during menopause may lead to vaginal dryness and even loss of muscle tension.
Testosterone is referred to as a male hormone, but it contributes to important health functionality in women as well. Female testosterone heightens sexual responses and intensifies orgasms. When the ovaries can't produce sufficient levels of testosterone, low sex drive can happen.
The inside of a woman's bones is broken down and rebuilt by bone cells in an ongoing process called remodeling. This process is crucial for maintaining bone strength and health.
However, due to the loss of estrogen during menopause, this important process becomes unbalanced. Less bone is formed, and more bone is broken down. This advanced state of bone loss can be worrying for women, especially if they had an early menopause. With time, women may develop osteoporosis and a greater chance of breaking bones as they age.
Fortunately, HRT for women can actually mimic estrogen and progesterone, which may help prevent bone loss and lower chances of osteoporosis in women. That's huge news for women around the U.S., many of whom are battling early bone loss due to a lack calcium, vitamin D, and other nutrients crucial to bone health.
If you are considering HRT treatments for women in Ridgefield, NJ, you need a team of hormone replacement experts by your side. At Juventee, our knowledgeable HRT doctors are ready to help. Our team will answer your initial questions, conduct necessary testing, and craft a customized program designed to alleviate the challenges you're facing as a woman going through menopause.
With a healthy diet, exercise, positive life choices, and hormone replacement therapy, unveiling the new "you" is easier than you might think. Contact our office today to get started on your journey to optimal health and well-being.
ITHACA, N.Y. - Liberty League commissioner Tracy King has announced that 365 winter sport student-athletes have qualified for the league's 2021-2022 All-Academic Teams in their respective sports.The winter championship sports include men's and women's basketball, men's and women's squash, and men's and women's swimming and diving. To be recognized as a member of the All-Academic team a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.30."The Liberty ...
ITHACA, N.Y. - Liberty League commissioner Tracy King has announced that 365 winter sport student-athletes have qualified for the league's 2021-2022 All-Academic Teams in their respective sports.
The winter championship sports include men's and women's basketball, men's and women's squash, and men's and women's swimming and diving. To be recognized as a member of the All-Academic team a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.30.
"The Liberty League takes great pride in the academic success of our student-athletes," said King. "Our student-athletes have always demonstrated that it is possible to not only excel academically, but to achieve athletically at the highest levels in Division III. I congratulate and salute them on their outstanding achievements."
For Ithaca College, a total of 46 winter student-athletes earned this honor.
MEN'S BASKETBALL (8)
Bryce Bleibtrey, So., Business Administration, Queensbury, N.Y. Andrew Geschickter, Jr., Exercise Science, Brookline, Mass. Blake Haber, Jr., Business Administration, Pittsburgh, Pa. George Sikoryak, Gr., Exercise and Sport Sciences, Cresskill, N.J. Skylar Sinon, Gr., Accounting, Armonk, N.Y. Liam Spellman, Sr., Sports Media (Communication), Waterford, Conn. Zach Warech, Gr., Exercise and Sport Sciences, Pine Brook, N.J. Logan Wendell, So., Sports Media (Communication), Bradford, Vt.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (11)
Lindsey Albertelli, Sr., Extramural, Williston, Vt. Camryn Coffey, Sr., Clinical Health Studies, East Hanover, N.J. Emily Dorn, Sr., Speech Language Pathology, Laurel, Md. Graycen Dubin, Sr., Health Sciences, Slingerlands, N.Y. Isabella Mittelman, So., Integrated Marketing Communication, Glen Rock, N.J. Hannah Polce, Jr., Integrated Marketing Communication, Chelmsford, Mass. Shae Sabino, Jr., Business Administration, Rumson, N.J. Natalie Smith, Sr., Clinical Health Studies, Newton, Pa. Cara Volpe, Sr., Extramural, Freehold, N.J. Anya Watkins, So., Business Administration, Penfield, N.Y. Annabella Yorio, So., Business Administration, Summit, N.J.
MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING (9)
Max Braithwaite, So., Computer Science, West Chester, Pa. Matthew Johnston, Jr., Writing for Film, TV & Emerging Media, Ridgefield, Conn. Santi Ludwig, So., Exploratory, Bethesda, Md. Jack Marxen, Jr., Television & Digital Media Production, Rumson, N.J. Joe Pezzini, Jr., Exercise Science, Milton, Mass. Holden Shatouhy, Sr., Integrated Marketing Communication, Ringwood, N.J. Matthew Stevens, Jr., Computer Science, Cranberry Township, Pa. Owen Tobias-Wallingford, So., Sports Media (Communication), Delmar, N.Y. Ben Young, Jr., Writing for Film, TV & Emerging Media, Waynesboro, Va.
WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING (18)
Lauren Brady, Sr., Health Sciences, Fairport, N.Y. Katie Champagne, Sr., Biology, Macungie, Pa. Kiersten Gravuer, So., Clinical Health Studies, Langhorne, Pa. Josephine Holman, Sr., Integrated Marketing Communication, Peekskill, N.Y. Abigail Ignagni, So., Clinical Health Studies, Warwick, R.I. Erin Kiley, Sr., Occupational Therapy, Woburn, Mass. Rachel Lange, Sr., Business Administration, Allentown, N.J. Leah Levin, Jr., Speech Language Pathology, Highland, N.Y. Abigail Marraccino, Gr., Speech Language Pathology - Teaching, Nyack, N.Y. Karalyn Pawcio, Sr., Communication Management & Design, Marathon, N.Y. Jane Pfeufer, Sr., Health Sciences, Decatur, Ga. Anna Rubino, Sr., Health Sciences, Great Barrington, Mass. Olivia Rubino, Sr., Health Sciences, Great Barrington, Mass. Audrey Scott, Jr., Health Sciences, Hope, Maine Emily Shorb, Sr., Psychology, Olney, Md. Jenell Slesser, So., Occupational Therapy, Las Vegas, Nev. Natalie Soloway, Jr., Health Sciences, Palatine, Ill. Emily VanderSleen, Sr., Clinical Health Studies, Mohrsville, Pa.
The NHL's top contenders did not wait until the last minute to do their shopping before the trade deadline.League-leading Boston got bigger and tougher by adding Dmitry Orlov and Garnet Hathaway. Toronto got defensive by trading for Ryan O'Reilly. The Rangers answered their New York-rival Islanders' move for Bo Horvat by acquiring Vladimir Tarasenko — and they're not done yet.A handful of big moves already have been made around the league, including a couple on Sunday, and many more are expected before the trade deadline ...
The NHL's top contenders did not wait until the last minute to do their shopping before the trade deadline.
League-leading Boston got bigger and tougher by adding Dmitry Orlov and Garnet Hathaway. Toronto got defensive by trading for Ryan O'Reilly. The Rangers answered their New York-rival Islanders' move for Bo Horvat by acquiring Vladimir Tarasenko — and they're not done yet.
A handful of big moves already have been made around the league, including a couple on Sunday, and many more are expected before the trade deadline Friday at 3 p.m. Eastern. Patrick Kane going from Chicago to the Rangers is the most predictable deal on the docket, and yet plenty of uncertainty remains about what else will shake out.
“I am certainly not going to predict where the market goes next,” Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said last week after making what could be his first big trade or his only big one. "That’s for all teams, all 32 teams, to continue to discuss and those discussions will continue.”
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Discussions led St. Louis to trade forward Ivan Barbashev to Vegas for 20-year-old prospect Zach Dean, who was a first-round draft pick in 2021. Other talks culminated in a swap of forwards between Dallas and Montreal, with the Central Division-leading stars landing four-time 20-goal scorer Evgenii Dadonov.
More are ongoing around Kane, San Jose's Timo Meier and Erik Karlsson, Arizona's Jakob Chychrun, Philadelphia's James van Riemsdyk and Washington's handful of pending free agents after the perennially contending Capitals went from buyers to sellers.
Prices have been high on a lot of players, most notably Meier and Chychrun, who are the top players expected to change places by the deadline.
“I can see the marketplace taking towards the end of the week to sort out for some teams,” said Hart Levine of PuckPedia, a website that tracks the salary cap and player movement.
WHAT ALREADY HAS HAPPENED
The Islanders made their splash in late January, getting Horvat, a 30-goal scorer, from Vancouver and signing him to an eight-year extension. The Rangers, after the All-Star break in early February, got Tarasenko and big defenseman Niko Mikkola from St. Louis to start loading up to try to repeat or improve on their trip to the Eastern Conference final.
"You want to win, and you want to be a part of good hockey teams who can win," Mikkola said. “The whole team is good, and we can go deep. We all know that.”
The Maple Leafs want to go deep, but they haven't won a playoff series since 2004 — before the NHL had a salary cap. Acquiring O'Reilly, a playoff MVP in 2019 when the Blues won the Stanley Cup, and tough depth forward Noel Acciari sets them up better for that pursuit, if their goaltending holds up.
WHAT'S ABOUT TO HAPPEN
The worst-kept secret in the sport is Kane's connection to the Rangers.
After New York got Tarasenko, thinking the price for Meier or Kane would be too high, Kane said: “If things were going to happen ... that was a team that I was definitely looking at.”
Not much of a poker face, but Kane has a full no-movement clause, meaning the three-time Cup champion who was league MVP in 2015-16 can choose where he wants to go. Rangers GM Chris Drury took care of his end of the money aspect Saturday by trading Vitali Kravtsov to Vancouver and waiving Jake Leschyshyn.
And while Kane's name isn't being uttered around the Rangers, there's an uneasiness around them as the buzz seeps into the locker room.
“It always does at this time of the year,” coach Gerard Gallant said. “It’s tough on some players. But at the end of the day, you’re trying to make your team better every day and that’s what management does.”
Meier, a big, 26-year-old winger, has been linked to the New Jersey Devils, who have Swiss countryman Nico Hischier as their captain, and others in the Western Conference. Chychrun has been on the trade block since before last season, and the 24-year-old defenseman with two seasons left on his contract after this one figures to finally get dealt.
WHAT MAY OR MAY NOT HAPPEN
Sellers also are buying while still selling — mass hysteria. Well, not quite hysteria, but it's not as simple as the haves and the have-nots at this deadline.
St. Louis, even after trading Tarasenko, Mikkola, O'Reilly, Acciari and Barbashev, could also be in the market for Meier, Chychrun or other players signed beyond this season. Same goes for Washington, which won the Cup in 2018 and has made the playoffs every year since 2014 but has been beset by injuries and other events that could end the streak.
The Capitals sent Orlov and Hathaway to the Bruins and still could trade forwards Lars Eller, Conor Sheary and Marcus Johansson and defenseman Nick Jensen, Trevor van Riemsdyk and Erik Gustafsson, all of whom are pending free agents.
“It’s a little bit emotional, and it’s not fun,” said Eller, who scored the Cup-clinching goal five years ago. "Just try to stay in the moment, stay in the present.”
Washington GM Brian MacLellan is certainly doing that. With Alex Ovechkin in pursuit of Wayne Gretzky's career goals record, the Capitals aren't going into a rebuild any time soon, and MacLellan already has foreshadowed taking the picks acquired and flipping them to win again as soon as next year.
“While this season has proven challenging with injuries to our significant players, we are in a position to use some of our current assets to retool our club and build a competitive team moving forward,” he said.
That could even start before the deadline.
AP Sports Writers Jimmy Golen in Boston and Jay Cohen in Chicago contributed to this report.
Women can return to being physically close to their partners after a vagina-tightening surgery.This press release was orginally distributed by ReleaseWireNew York, NY -- (...
Women can return to being physically close to their partners after a vagina-tightening surgery.
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New York, NY -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/24/2023 -- For many women growing age or childbirth often means an end to physical closeness with the partner. A woman's body undergoes a lot of changes. Apart from the changes caused by hormones, age, and childbirth also affects women's body differently. It is not something that can be avoided; however, women nowadays have the option of reversing the changes their body undergoes. Body Proud AKS has made it possible for women to alter changes to the body, such as a loose vagina. It is possible to get back the tightness of the vagina with a vagina-tightening surgery in Manhattan and NYC.
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LYNDHURST — They are no more than tiny flecks in a vast ecosystem, but the five floating islands cast this week into a tidal lagoon at the Meadowlands Environment Center will nurture an abundance of life.Students from Ridgefield Park visited the center on Thursday morning to finish the project, which they have worked on all month as part of a summer enrichment program.They spent an hour on the waterfront — first planting two types of native species in their artificial islands before carefully dropping...
LYNDHURST — They are no more than tiny flecks in a vast ecosystem, but the five floating islands cast this week into a tidal lagoon at the Meadowlands Environment Center will nurture an abundance of life.
Students from Ridgefield Park visited the center on Thursday morning to finish the project, which they have worked on all month as part of a summer enrichment program.
They spent an hour on the waterfront — first planting two types of native species in their artificial islands before carefully dropping them into the shallow marsh.
The last step was to anchor them with sturdy cords to the jetty.
Ronaldo Ureña, 15, who was among the students to participate in the activity, said the experience taught him to appreciate the wetlands habitat.
“We’re making a change that not a lot of people are willing to do,” said Ronaldo, who will be a high school freshman in September.
“Even though it’s a small one,” he added, “we’re still helping the environment.”
The students arrived by school bus at the center at Richard W. DeKorte Park at 9:30 a.m. They were briefed on the project by Karin LaGreca, an educator at the center, and followed her across the jetty to the launch point about 500 feet from the shore.
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The islands were made of 10-foot lengths of drainage pipes, filled with empty water bottles and shaped in a ring. Sheets of mesh were fastened to the plastic tubes with zip ties to form two surfaces.
Using utility knives, the students made slits in the top of the islands and wedged in the root balls of the plants.
The islands serve multiple benefits. Frogs, turtles and birds like the marsh wren will seek refuge amid the growth of cordgrass and flowering goldenrods. Small fish are inclined to hide below the surface, where a biofilm will thrive amid the plant roots to attract a host of microscopic organisms.
Another advantage, said the educators at the center, is how such a project can control the effects of climate change.
Balmy temperatures may lead to harmful algal blooms, but the educators in charge of the program say the aquatic plants in the islands reduce algae by sucking up nutrients that cause it.
“It’s not a silver bullet,” said Angela Cristini, the director of the center and a professor of biology at Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah. “But to learn how to do this is really a way to start fighting global warming.”
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The field trip to the center, a facility of the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority operated by the college, was the culmination of the Ridgefield Park summer enrichment program.
We’re making a change that not a lot of people are willing to do.
Ronaldo Ureña, 15
Dennis Murri, a co-coordinator of the program, said it is an “outstanding supplemental activity” for the students.
“On top of that,” he said, “it supports the academics that they need to help them be more successful in the year to follow.”
Hundreds of the K-12 district’s students were enrolled in the extended school year, which began on June 28. It was offered at no cost to their parents, and it was paid for through a COVID-19 relief grant. In May, the Board of Education approved a $55,000 contract with the center to provide STEM-based instruction during the program.
Murri said the floating islands project was specifically for 51 students who just finished sixth, seventh and eighth grades. In the coming months, he said, they will return to the marsh to see how their work fared.
Michele Daly, the school district program coordinator for the center, said the facility’s educators also brought lessons this summer to students with special needs in Little Ferry. Next month, she said, they will be in Ringwood.
Philip DeVencentis is a local reporter for NorthJersey.com. For unlimited access to the most important news from your local community, please subscribe or activate your digital account today.
KERRVILLE, Texas— Junior Moira O'Reilly (Columbus, Ohio) allowed just one run with 15 strikeouts while knocking in three at the plate and hitting a home run in her first career at bat as No. 20 Babson College opened its softball season with a non-conference split at Schreiner University on Friday afternoon.The Beavers won the opener 7-1 and the Mountaineers came back wit...
KERRVILLE, Texas— Junior Moira O'Reilly (Columbus, Ohio) allowed just one run with 15 strikeouts while knocking in three at the plate and hitting a home run in her first career at bat as No. 20 Babson College opened its softball season with a non-conference split at Schreiner University on Friday afternoon.
The Beavers won the opener 7-1 and the Mountaineers came back with an 11-8 verdict in game two. Babson starts the campaign at 1-1 while Schreiner snapped a five-game losing skid and is now 3-7.
Game 1 – Babson 7, Schreiner 1 O'Reilly allowed just one run on seven hits in a complete-game effort for the Beavers. Seniors Lexi Morris (Lexington, Mass.) and Kate Karamouzis (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) had two hits apiece and also clubbed home runs to lead a 12-hit Beaver attack, while sophomore Sara Moore (Kennett Square, Pa.) and junior Molly Hennessy (Tallahassee, Fla.) each had two hits.
Senior Malorie Solis (El Campo, Texas) had three hits and scored a run to pace the Mountaineers, while classmate Danielle Pedraza (San Antonio, Texas) contributed a double and an RBI in the setback.
After Schreiner scored a run in the bottom of the first on a sacrifice fly by Pedraza, the Beavers jumped on top with a pair of runs in the top if the second. Junior Caroline Taylor (Biddeford, Maine) hit a two-out single and O'Reilly followed with a two-run home run in her first career at bat.
The Beavers plated three more runs in the third inning to extend their lead to 5-0. After Karamouzis belted a two-out solo home run, Hennessy hit a double and first-year Sophia Pak (New Rochelle, N.Y.) walked to set the stage for an RBI double by first-year Sophia Bianco (Pasadena, Md.). Taylor and O'Reilly drew back-to-back walks to bring in another run to cap the three-run rally.
Two more runs in the fourth inning pushed the margin to 7-0. Morris led off the inning with a solo home run, Karamouzis reached on a one-out single and later scored on Pak's RBI single.
After O'Reilly got through the first inning, she allowed just three hits over the next five innings to earn the win. Sophomore Alyssa DeStefano (Ridgefield, Conn.) struck out two batters in a scoreless seventh inning to close out the win.
Game 2 – Schreiner 13, Babson 8 Morris had a double among her three hits in the nightcap for the Beavers, and Karamouzis added a pair of hits and a walk in the eight-hit attack. DeStefano, Taylor and Bianco also smacked doubles in the setback and Hennessy knocked in two runs.
Senior Hannah Kollmansberger (Spring Branch, Texas) had three hits, including a double, and knocked in three. Pedraza had two doubles and drove in three runs, and Solis went 3-for-3 with a double and four runs scored. Junior Yadira Lopez (Kingsville, Texas) and first-year Kendall Lippold (Richmond, Texas) also had two hits each with Lopez driving in two.
After Morris doubled and later scored on a wild pitch in the Beavers' first inning, Schreiner plated four runs in the bottom half of the inning, led by RBI doubles from Pedraza and Kollmansberger. Babson got one back in the top of the second when Taylor doubled and scored on an infield error, but the Mountaineers picked up three more in the bottom of the second, including RBI singles by Kollmansberger and senior Rebecca Gownley (Houston, Texas).
Babson scored a single run for the third straight inning when Hennessy scored on Taylor's sacrifice fly, but Schreiner answered with three more in the bottom half of the inning to extend the lead to 10-3. Lippold and Pedraza cracked RBI doubles in the rally and Kollmansberger followed with a run-scoring single.
The Beavers cut the deficit to 10-6 with a three-spot in the fourth inning, highlighted by the first career RBI single by first-year Allie Cubberly (Lagrangeville, N.Y.) and Hennessy's RBI fielder's choice. Schreiner got the lead back to seven runs with a single run in bottom of the fourth and two more in the last of the fifth.
The Green and White tacked on single runs in the sixth and seventh innings to round out the scoring. Pak delivered an RBI single in the sixth and Hennessy hit a sac fly in the seventh.
Four different pitchers made an appearance for the Beavers, with junior Nicole Sestito (Sea Girt, N.J.) starting and taking the loss.
Babson is back in action on Saturday with a doubleheader at No. 4 Texas Lutheran, beginning at 2 p.m. ET.
GAME NOTES • Babson now has a 3-1 record in the career series against Schreiner that started in 2022. • O'Reilly has allowed just one run and seven hits in 11 career innings against the Mountaineers after pitching a five-inning no-hitter in last year's game one of the doubleheader. • The Beavers have won three of their last four season-openers and 13 of their last 17 going back to 2007.