Jackie Brewster
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Mark Seliger Photography
Jackie Brewster

Softball Drops Two Games to BU

Holy Cross Athletics   04-14-2018

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross softball team lost two games to the Boston University Terriers, 9-4 and 6-3, on Saturday, April 14. The Terriers improve to 25-17 overall and 7-2 in the Patriot League. Holy Cross is now 8-24 overall and 2-7 in the league play.

Boston University's freshman pitcher Ali Dubois received the MVP for the Turnpike Trophy pitching 19 innings through three games and recording 28 strikeouts. Senior Savannah Young notched a season-high four RBIs for the Crusaders on two hits. 

GAME ONE:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Holy Cross 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4 6 2
Boston University 0 1 4 2 0 0 2 9 10 0

Fourth Inning:

  • Junior Jackie Brewster and senior Mandy McCarthy both singled to start the bottom of the fourth. 
  • With Brewster on third and McCarthy on second, senior Savannah Young singled to left field and recorded two RBIs sending Brewster and McCarthy in to score.

Sixth Inning:

  • The Crusaders added two more runs in the sixth inning. 
  • Brewster singled and junior Taylor Wahler was walked. 
  • McCarthy also singled center field sending Brewste to third and Wahler to second. 
  • Similar to the fourth inning, Young hit another single to send Brewster and Wahler home and recorded two RBIs. 

GAME TWO:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Holy Cross 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 5 2
Boston University 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 6 7 1

First Inning:

  • Brewster singled and advanced to second on a single from McCarthy. 
  • Senior Taylor Moss was walked allowing Brewster to go to third and McCarthy to advance to second.
  • Brewster was able to score an unearned run off a passed ball.

Second Inning:

  • Senior Gabby Muniz hit her second homerun off the season to give Holy Cross the 2-1 lead. 

Fourth Inning:

  • After junior Alexandra Held was walked, Muniz doubled to left field allowing Held to score.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Brewster had three runs and three hits against the Terriers in the doubleheader. 
  • Muniz notched a homerun and a double in the second game against BU. 
  • Young recorded four RBIs in the first game of the doubleheader. 

UP NEXT:

The Crusaders will play Quinnipiac in a doubleheader on Wednesday, April 18 in Hamden, Conn. 


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