Jaclyn Brewster
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Jaclyn Brewster

Softball Falls To Colgate, 2-0

Holy Cross Athletics   04-17-2016

THE BASICS:
Score:
Colgate 2, Holy Cross 0
Records: Holy Cross (7-25, 3-6 PL) Colgate (7-21, 3-5 PL)

Location: Worcester, Mass. (Freshman Field)
Pitching Decision: W: Kyle Griswold (3-7)| L: Katy Watson (0-10)
Time: 12:05 p.m.

Date: Sunday, April 17, 2016

The Lead:  Holly Geranen notched the only two RBIs of the game for Colgate, as the Holy Cross softball team fell to the Raiders, 2-0 on Sunday afternoon.

HOW IT HAPPENED:     

  • Colgate scored a run in the top of the first inning to jump out to an early 1-0 lead. Geranen earned the RBI on a sacrifice fly to right field in foul territory, as Katie Bushee tagged-up and crossed home plate.
  • The contest remained 1-0 until the Raiders scored the final run of the game in the top of the seventh inning to increase their lead to 2-0 to secure the victory. Bushee started the inning with a double to left field before advancing to third base on a sacrifice bunt by Lauren La Terra. Geranen then earned the RBI to score Bushee on another  sacrifice bunt to the pitcher.
  • Colgate won the three-game weekend series, 2-1.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • The Crusades outhit the Raiders, 5-3
  • Both teams left eight runners on base.
  • Kyle Griswold earned the win, pitching a full seven innings and allowing five hits.
  • Sophomore Katy Watson (Bexley, Ohio) took the loss after pitching 3.2 innings and allowing one run on two hits. She tallied three strikeouts. Also pitching for the Crusaders was freshman Alexandra Held (Houston, Texas) who threw for 1.1 innings, recording two strikeouts before senior Gennifer Durham (Abbeville, S.C.) pitched the final two innings, allowing one run on one hit, while posting one strikeout.
  • Freshman Jaclyn Brewster (Bridgeport, Conn.) went 3 for 4 at the plate, batting .750 with two singles to center field and a double to right field.

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders return to action on Wednesday, April 20, when they travel to Poughkeepsie, N.Y. to face Marist in a double-header at 2:30 p.m.

KEEP CONNECTED:

  • Follow the Crusaders on Twitter @HCrossSoftball and on Facebook. You can also get the latest news and results on the team sent directly to your e-mail. To sign up for e-mail alerts go here.

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