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Four-Run First Stands Up in 4-2 Win Over Hartford in Softball Action
Heaterh Brown earned the victory in the series finale against Hartford.
The Retrievers had four hits in the first inning, but just one – a single by junior second baseman Lauren Brummell (
Right fielder Ann Kyzer’s RBI double in the second got the Hawks on the board, but Brown retired 13 of the next 14 batters to hold onto the 4-1 lead before running into some trouble in the seventh, loading the bases with one out on two hits and an error. Junior Stephanie Weigman (
Brown (9-6) earned the victory after allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits in 6.1 innings of work, and Weigman picked up her first save of the season. Siera Sheehan (8-9) gave up four runs on eight hits in the complete game loss.
Senior right fielder Emily Thompson (
Despite the win, the Retrievers were eliminated from contention for a berth in the four-team America East Championship due to Binghamton's win over Stony Brook this afternoon.