|Bowdoin College||Husson University|
WATERVILLE, Maine – The Husson University Softball Team (11-8) split a non-conference doubleheader with Bowdoin College (18-6), by the final scores of 7-4 and 1-10 at the campus of Colby College on Sunday afternoon.
Game 1: Husson 7, Bowdoin 4
How it Happened:
The Eagles started off the scoring in the sixth inning as Morgan Coleman (Acton, Maine) lined an RBI-single to left field to give the Eagles a 1-0 lead. Madelyn Fowler (East Barre, Vt.) scored on the throw to make it 2-0 Eagles. Kylie Cunningham (Bangor, Maine) made it 3-0 with a ground ball to the shortstop to score Kasey Poligni (North Berwick, Maine).
The Polar Bears scored their only runs of game one in the bottom half of the inning as Allison Rutz (Essex Junction, Vt.) hit a 2-run RBI-double into left field to cut the lead to 3-. The Polar Bears took the lead as Maddie Rouhana (Falmouth, Maine) hit a 2-run HR to make it 4-3 Bowdoin.
Eagles regained the lead in the 7th inning for good as Olivia Smith (Calais, Maine) hit a 3-run homerun. The green and gold added the final run of the game as Cunningham hit a sacrifice fly to score Coleman, as the Eagles went on to win 7-4.
Smith with a 3-run home run.
Coleman and Cunningham each with two RBI.
Gorey with two runs scored and two hits.
Jen Jones (W, 6-3) (Acton, Maine) pitched seven innings and gave up four runs on eight hits while striking out four and walking two.
Rouhana with a 2-run homerun.
Rutz with three hits, two RBI, and a run scored.
Rice and McCarthy each with a hit and run scored.
Kate Hoadley (L, 5-3) (Plaistow, N.H.) pitched seven innings and gave up seven runs on nine hits while striking out five and walking two.