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Softball Wins UMBC Retriever Classic with Victories over Marist, Hampton
Lauren O'Malley drove in three runs with a pair of doubles.
BALTIMORE—The UMBC softball team (11-8) completed a perfect 4-0 weekend with victories over Marist and Hampton on the second day of the UMBC Softball Classic Sunday afternoon at UMBC Softball Stadium. The Retrievers defeated the Red Foxes, 5-1, and
Game 1: UMBC 5, Marist 1
The Red Foxes scored a run in the top of the first on a sacrifice fly by catcher Megan Lamoureux, but UMBC starter Stephanie Weigman (Elkridge, Md./Archbishop Spalding) retired 11 straight after a rocky first inning.
The Retrievers took a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the second on doubles catcher Amanda Page (
Weigman struck out nine batters in the two-hitter to even her record at 6-6 on the season. Caitlin Carpentier suffered the loss for Marist, allowing five runs on eight hits while striking out five in the complete game.
Page paced UMBC’s offense with a 2-for-3 effort, two RBI and a run. Four of the Retrievers’ eight hits went for two bases.
Game 2: UMBC 14,
The Retrievers scored 14 runs on nine hits in five innings of the second game, capitalizing on six Pirate errors.
UMBC scored twice in the first on an RBI single by left fielder Krista Kearns (
Hampton got two back in the top of the fourth on a home run by second baseman Shardé Estep, but an eight-run bottom of the inning gave the Retrievers the 14-2 victory.
Fefel (4-1) allowed two runs on three hits in four innings to earn the victory, and Julia Culotta (Street,
The Retrievers return to action on Tuesday, March 17, when they host in-state rival Mount St. Mary’s in a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m.