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Bats Go Silent as Softball Drops Both Ends of a Doubleheader at Albany
Lauren Brummell had three of UMBC's five hits on Friday.
UMBC senior second baseman Lauren Brummell (
Both starting pitchers – UMBC senior Stephanie Weigman (
The Great Danes broke the scoreless tie in the fourth, taking advantage of an error to score on an RBI groundout, and solo homers by catcher Kylie Apostolina and first baseman Gina Mason in the fifth and sixth innings led to the 3-0 final.
Weigman gave up three runs on five hits and four walks while striking out five in the six-inning complete-game loss. Schweiger allowed just one base runner – a one-out single by Brummell in the fourth – and struck out eight to earn the victory.
UMBC loaded the bases in the sixth but got just one run on a sacrifice fly by junior first baseman Katie Ferguson (North East, Md./North East/Cecil CC), and the Great Danes scored three more times in the bottom of the inning to win the game, 10-2.
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The teams meet again Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in the series finale.