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Softball Places Second at UMBC Spring Classic After 5-3 Victory Over Binghamton
Lauren O'Malley went 2-for-3 with a double and a home run against Binghamton.
The Retrievers scored twice in the second on a two-out single by left fielder Malorie Weller (Round Hill, Va./Loudoun Valley/Kennesaw State), but the Bearcats took a 3-2 lead in the third on five straight singles.
Weller tied the game in the fourth with another two-out single, and designated player Lauren O'Malley (
“We showed the ability to come back all weekend, which will be a good thing going into conference play because we’ll know we’re never out of it,” head coach Joe French said.
Sophomore Stephanie Weigman (Elkridge, Md./Archbishop Spalding) shut the Bearcats down with four scoreless innings in relief to earn the victory and improve to 10-7 on the season. She struck out eight of the 13 batters she faced and allowed just one base runner, a single in the fourth. Sophomore Julia Culotta (
Weller, O’Malley, first baseman Amanda Fefel (
In other action on the final day of the UMBC Spring Classic, Niagara defeated
The Retrievers return to action on Tuesday, March 24, when they host cross-town rival