|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 1: Husson 9, University of Maine-Presque Isle 1 in six innings
How it Happened:
The Eagles jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning as Olivia Smith (Calais, Maine) lined an RBI-single that brought home Bri Brochu (Pittston, Maine). Kylie Kennedy (Hermon, Maine) finished the scoring in the first with a 2-run RBI-single that forced Smith and Madelyn Fowler (East Barre, Vt.) across the plate.
In the second inning, Sara Packard recorded a sacrifice bunt that scored Hailey Davenport (Chicago, Ill.) and made it 3-1 Eagles.
Eagles put up three more runs in the fourth inning as it started off with a Fowler sacrifice fly to right field to score Brianna Bires. Smith singled to second base to score Brochu. Taylor Aunchman (Panton, Vt.) would finished the scoring in the inning with a single to right field to score Smith and make it 6-1.
The Eagles added two runs in the sixth inning in thanks to a Morgan Coleman (Acton, Maine) 2-run RBI single to left field. Casey Heath (Bridgeton, Maine) and Chloe Gorey (Scarborough, Maine) scored the runs to make it 8-1. Kes Lavoie (Bangor, Maine) scored on an error to make it 9-1 and end the game.
Coleman record three hits and two RBI.
Smith finished with three hits, two runs, and a RBI.
Kennedy added two RBI and a hit.
Jen Jones (Acton, Maine) pitched six innings and allowed one run on two hits while walking one and striking out three to pick up the win inside the circle.
Batters: University of Maine at Presque Isle
Packard finished with a RBI.
Marissa Reagle (Seattle, Wash.) and Melanee Terry (Moreno Valley, Calif.) each recorded a hit.
Pitchers: University of Maine at Presque Isle
Packard pitched five innings and allowed six runs while striking out four and walking two.
Brookelynn Garcia (Torrance, Calif.) pitched 0.2 innings and allowed three runs on five hits.