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Weigman, Retrievers Shut out Seton Hall, 3-0
Stephanie Weigman has struck out 23 batters in her last two games.
BALITMORE—Sophomore hurler Stephanie Weigman (Elkridge, Md./Archbishop Spalding) struck out 11 in a two-hit shutout to lead the UMBC softball team (5-6) past Seton Hall (5-8) by a score of 3-0 Sunday afternoon one the second day of the UMBC Dawg Pound Tournament.
A three-run first inning for the Retrievers turned out to be the difference in the game. Second baseman Lauren Brummell (
Seton Hall starter Danielle Zanzalari (0-1) settled down after that, retiring the side in order three times, including the final two innings. She allowed seven hits and did not walk a batter in the complete game loss.
But Weigman (3-5) was even better, never allowing a runner past second base and never allowing more than one runner in an inning.
The Retrievers take on Drexel Sunday at 11 a.m. Seton Hall is finished pool play and has advanced to the championship game and will take on either UMBC or Drexel. The other team will play the winner of Sunday morning’s Marist/Farileigh Dickinson contest.