Emily Jarvis
Holy Cross Athletics
Holy Cross Athletics
Emily Jarvis

Softball Falls To Florida International At FIU Panther Invitational

Holy Cross Athletics   02-20-2016

Score: Florida International 9, Holy Cross 1 (5 innings)
Records: Florida International (7-2) | Holy Cross (0-4)
Pitching Decision: W: Rachel Dwyer (2-1) | L: Katy Watson (0-2) 
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Miami, Fla. (Felsberg Field)
The Lead: The Crusaders fell to Florida International in their fourth game of the FIU Panther Invitational on Saturday night in Miami, Fla.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Panther jumped out to an early lead, adding four runs in the bottom of the first inning. Florida International would add more pressure on offense in the second inning, bringing home four more runners to make it 8-0.
  • Holy Cross got on the board in the top of the third inning as sophomore Gabby Muniz (Rockport, Mass.) singled to right field and reached third base on the following plays from senior Emily Jarvis (Hopkinton, Mass.) and freshman Jaclyn Brewster (Bridgeport, Conn.). Freshman Taylor Wahler (Inman, S.C.) grounded out to shortstop in order to bring Muniz to home plate.
  • Florida International added another run in the bottom of the fourth inning to make it 9-1.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Florida International outhit the Crusaders 10-3 through 5 innings of play.
  • The Panthers left five runners on base, while Holy Cross left three.
  • Florida International started Rachel Dwyer earned the win, pitching four innings while allowing one run on three hits and dealing one strikeout. Megan Kugelmann pitched one inning in relief, tossing three strikeouts.
  • Sophomore Katy Watson (Bexley, Ohio) took the loss after pitching 1.2 innings and allowing seven runs with six hits. Freshman Olivia Sloane (Newton, Mass.) made her collegiate debut in relief, pitching 2.1 innings while allowing two runs on four hits.
  • Muniz led the Crusaders’ offense, going 1-for-1 with a single and scoring a run for Holy Cross. Jarvis and Brewster were 1-for-2 with a single each.

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders' wrap up competition at the FIU Panther Invitational tomorrow, taking on Delaware at 10:00 a.m.

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