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Softball Splits Doubleheader with Bobcats

Holy Cross Athletics   04-18-2018

HAMDEN, Conn. - The Holy Cross softball team split the doubleheader with the Quinnipiac Bobcats. The Bobcats took the first game, 9-1, and the Crusaders seized the second game, 11-8, in eight innings. Junior Alexandra Held got the win and pitched 4.1 innings with four strikeouts in the second game.

GAME ONE:

1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Holy Cross 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 2
Quinnipiac 0 4 1 4 X 9 3 1

Third Inning:


GAME TWO:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
Holy Cross 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 3 11 15 0
Quinnipiac 3 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 8 12 3

Second inning:

  • Senior Gabby Muniz singled to the pitcher. 
  • Sophomore Sydney Behrens was hit by a pitch and advanced to first base as Muniz advanced to second.
  • Freshman Alyssa Gutierrez recorded a double and RBI to send Muniz home.
  • After a wild pitch by the Bobcats, sophomore Syden Behrens scored taking the score to 2-3 in facor of Quinnipiac.
  • The Crusaders scored three unearned runs after an error by the Bobcat's shortstop taking the lead 5-3.
  • Sophomore Sydney Burr recorded her eighth RBI to add another run for senior Taylor Moss.
  • Muniz also added her second single of the inning to send senior Savannah Young home.
  • The Crusaders ended the inning leading, 7-3.

Sixth Inning:

  • McCarthy hit a double up the middle to put her in scoring position. 
  • Young hit single and recorded an RBI to send McCarthy home. 

Eighth Inning:

  • Young hit a single to left feild, and Moss sent her home with a double and RBI. 
  • Muniz singled up the middle, and Behrens sent Moss home with a hit up the right line, recording an RBI. 
  • Gutierrez hit an RBI single to right field to allow Muniz to score and take the Crusader lead to 11-8.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • McCarthy notched two runs and one hit.
  • Yound recorded three hits, one RBI and two runs.
  • Muniz also had three htis, one RBI and two runs on the day. 
  • Reliever and junior Alexandra Held tallied four strikeouts in 4.1 innings pitched and improved to 3-9. 

UP NEXT:

The Crusaders will host Army for a three-game series at home starting Saturday, April, 21 at 12 p.m.


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