|Bowdoin College||Husson University|
WATERVILLE, Maine – The Husson University Softball Team (11-8) split a non-conference doubleheader with Bowdoin College (18-6), winning 7-4 and dropping a 1-10 decision at the campus of Colby College on Sunday afternoon.
Game 2: Bowdoin 10, Husson 1 (5 Innings)
How it Happened:
Bowdoin jumped out to a 3-0 lead after the first inning as Rutz started off the scoring with an RBI-single to give the Polar Bears a 1-0 lead. Natalie Edwards (Pasadena, Calif.) recorded a 2-run RBI-single to center field to make it 3-0.
The Polar Bears extended the lead to 7-0 after the second inning as Lauren O’Shea (West Roxbury, Mass.) hit a sacrifice fly to score Emma Stevens (Napa, Calif.), then Jordan Gowdy (Weatogue, Conn.) scored on an error on the same play to make it 5-0. Caroline Rice (Santa Ana, Calif.) finished off the scoring as she cleared the bases on a 2-run homerun to make it 7-0.
The Polar Bears finished their scoring in the fourth inning as they added three more runs all thanks to back-to-back home runs by McCarthy (2-run homerun) and Rutz.
HU scored their only run of the game in the 5th inning as Bri Brochu (Pittston, Maine) hit a sacrifice fly to score Kendra Wilson (Salem, N.H.), but the Polar Bears went on to win 10-1.
Fowler with a hit.
Smith with a hit.
Wilson scored a run.
Jones (L, 6-4) pitched an inning and allowed seven runs on six hits while walking a batter.
Smith pitched three innings and allowed three runs on three hits while walking two and striking out one.
Rice with a 2-run homerun.
McCarthy with a 2-run homerun.
Rutz with a homerun.
Ruby Siltanen (W, 6-0) (Alameda, Calif.) pitched five innings and allowed a run on two hits while walking four and striking out three.
The Battle of Birds part two will take place on Wednesday, April 11th as the Eagles host the University of Maine Presque-Isle Owls on Boucher Field. First game will 3 PM and the second game follows up at 5 PM.