LYNDONVILLE, Vt. – The Husson University (16-8, 7-1 NAC) softball team swept their second consecutive North Atlantic Conference (NAC) doubleheader in the State of Vermont. The Eagles won game one by a score of 19-3 in five innings and the night cap, 20-0 (Five innings), over the Hornets Northern Vermont University-Lyndon (2-16, 0-6) at Skip Pound Field on Friday afternoon.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
The Eagles picked up right where they left off from game one, scoring nine runs in the first off two RBI singles by Katie Windsor, RBI singles by Gosselin and Bess, and two extra-base hits by Jen Jones, a two-run double and two-run home run before adding ten in the third and one in the fourth for the 20-0 victory.
INSIDE THE CIRCLE:
Jones tossed her 13th career shutout and 37 career complete game, passing Kayla Merrill ’16 for the most shutouts and Alannah Healy ’17 for the most complete games by any pitcher in program history since Husson joined the NCAA in 2004. The junior captain allowed just two hits with two strikeouts in five innings of work. She also became the program’s all-time NCAA Era career leader in innings pitched when she tossed her 343rd career inning in the night cap’s final inning.
Roberts (1-9) took the loss for the Hornets after allowing 18 hits, 20 runs (eight earned) with four walks and three punch outs in five innings.
OFF THE BAT – HUSSON:
Bess went 3-5 with three runs scored, three RBI and a triple.
Windsor was 4-5 with four runs scored and three RBI
Jones finished 2-3 with two runs scored, a double, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
Morgan Coleman was 3-4 with two runs scored and two RBI.
Gosselin had a 2-4 day with two runs scored and two RBI.
OFF THE BAT – LYNDON:
Meghan Campo went a perfect 2-2.
The Eagles continued their road trip when they travel to Lewiston, Maine for a non-conference doubleheader at Bates College. First pitch is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.