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Retrievers Blank Georgetown, 2-0, Behind Fefel’s One-Hitter
Amanda Fefel tossed her sixth career shutout with a one-hitter against Georgetown.
Fefel went the distance and improved to 3-2 on the season with the first shutout by a Retriever pitcher since junior Stephanie Weigman (
Mackensey Carter (6-10) also pitched well in the loss for
After allowing a two-out hit to Carter in the first, Fefel retired nine in a row before surrendering a walk to catcher Shikara Lowe with two outs in the fourth inning, and she struck out five of the first nine batters she faced.
The Retrievers had a runner on base in each of the first three innings, but could not crack the scoreboard until the fourth, while junior second baseman Lauren Brummell (
Those two runs proved to be all UMBC needed, as Fefel allowed just two base runners over the final three innings.
O’Malley and Page paced the Retrievers at the plate, combining for five of UMBC’s seven hits in the game.
The Retrievers return to action on Wednesday, when they host cross-town rival