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Softball Drops Doubleheader at Towson
Amanda Fefel struck out seven Tiger batters in the first game.
Neither team scored more than one run in an inning in the first game, as UMBC starter Amanda Fefel dueled
The Retrievers struck first in the top of the third on an RBI double by left fielder Lauren Brummell. But
Down to the final three outs of the game, Tiger catcher Aimee Rosa led off the bottom of the seventh with a game-tying home run, sending the contest into extra innings. After the Retrievers went down in order in the top of the eighth, two of the first three
Fefel (3-3) gave up three runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out seven in 7.1 innings of work and suffered the loss.
Fefel also led the Retrievers offensively with a 2-for-4 effort. Three different Tigers went 2-for-3, including Streets, who also scored twice.
The Retrievers again managed just five hits in the nightcap, while the UMBC pitching was susceptible to the long ball.
With two outs in the bottom of the second, Rosa hit her second home run of the day to give
After going down in order in the fourth,
The Retrievers’ lone run of the game came in the top of the seventh. They loaded the bases with a walk and two singles, and third baseman Emily Thompson hit a sacrifice fly.
Weigman (5-7) suffered the loss after allowing six runs (five earned) on eight hits and a walk in five innings of work.
Five different Retrievers accounted for UMBC’s five hits, including Fefel, who extended her streak of reaching base safely to 35 games dating back to April 24, 2007. DiPompo led
The Retrievers return to action on Wednesday when they host Bucknell in a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m.