|UM-Presque Isle||Husson University|
BANGOR, Maine – Husson University Softball Team (10-7) swept a non-conference doubleheader with the University of Maine at Presque Isle Owls (9-7) in the battle of the birds at Boucher Field on Saturday afternoon.
Game 2: Husson 8, University of Maine at Presque Isle 2
How it Happened:
Eagles started off the scoring again in the first inning thanks to an RBI by Fowler that scored Gorey to make it 1-0 Eagles.
The Owls tied the game in the second inning as Madison Exferd (Payette, Ind.) scored on a wild pitch.
The Owls took their first lead of the doubleheader when Davenport scored on a fielding error to make it 2-1 Owls. Jackie Peers (Limestone, Maine) credited with the RBI.
Eagles took the lead in the 4th inning as Fowler led off the inning with a single to left field and advanced to second on fielding miniscule by the Owl left fielder. Smith drove in Fowler with a RBI double to left center tying the game at two. Coleman followed that up with a RBI single plating Smith with the go-ahead run. A RBI triple by Shelby Burge (Appomattox, Vt.) and a RBI single by Kendra Wilson extended the Eagle to lead to 5-2.
Back-to-back RBI extra base hits by Smith (Double) and Coleman, a 2-run shot off the Boucher Field press box’s Boucher Suite window and Smith would retire the Owls in order in the top of seventh for the 8-2 victory. .
Coleman finished with 3-RBI, two hits, and two runs scored including a 2-run homerun.
Fowler recorded three hits, two runs, and a RBI.
Smith added two hits, two runs, and two runs scored.
Aunchman pitched three innings and allowed two runs on two hits while walking two and striking out two.
Smith pitched four innings and allowed a hit and struck out two to pick the her third win on the season.
Batters: University of Maine at Presque Isle
Peers recorded a RBI.
Exferd, Melanee Terry and Delanie Strout each had a hit.
Pitchers: University of Maine at Presque Isle
Packard pitched three innings and allowed three runs on four hits.
Garcia pitched three innings and allowed three runs on four hits.