Softball Blanks a Pair of Opponents on Day Two of Chattanooga Challenge

Softball Blanks a Pair of Opponents on Day Two of Chattanooga Challenge

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Sacred Heart University Softball team (2-1) earned its first wins of the season keeping both Indiana State, 4-0, and host Chattanooga, 8-0, out of the scoring column on day two of the Chattanooga Challenge, Friday afternoon at Frost Stadium.

Game 1 – Indiana State (0-1)

The scoring…

Top of the 2nd inning - Junior Stephanie Mangiameli reached on a fielding error by second base. Senior Hannah Ford advanced to third. Sophomore Jennie Boisvert scored, unearned, 1-0.

Top of the 2nd inning – Freshman Kylee Harvey singled to right field (2 RBI). Mangiamelli scored, unearned. Senior Hannah Ford scored, unearned, 3-0.

Top of the 2nd inning – Senior Lauren Delgadillo doubled to left center (RBI). Harvey scored, unearned, 4-0.

The numbers…

  • Junior Emily Orosco evened her pitching record with today's victory.
  • Harvey and Delgadillo were both slotted in the forefront with two hits apiece. Harvey also added a pair of RBIs.

Noteworthy…

  • This becomes SHU's first win against the Sycamores, 5-1.
  • The Pioneers have added just the fourth victory stemming from an NEC program through 25 matchups against Indiana State. 

Game 2 – Chattanooga (3-3)

The scoring…

Top of the 1st inning - Katelyn Christian reached first on a fielding error and advanced to second as Lauren Delgadillo was able to score, 1-0.

Top of the 1st inning – Graduate student, Kelyn Fillmore, singled to right field (RBI) as sophomore Katelyn Christian scored unearned, 2-0.

Top of the 1st inning – Sophomore Cierra Casale singled up the middle (RBI) and junior Stephanie Mangiameli was able to advance to second base. Senior Hannah Ford moved ahead to third and Fillmore scored unearned, 3-0.

Top of the 4th inning – Casale homered to left field (RBI), 4-0.

Top of the 5th inning – Senior Fallon Bevino singled to left center, advanced to second following the throw (RBI). Classmate Stephanie Appelberg scored, unearned, 5-0

Top of the 5th inning – Bevino reached first on a muffed throw by first base and advanced to third. Appelberg scored, unearned, 6-0.

Top of the 5th inning – Mangiamelli reached first on a muffed throw by first base and advanced to second, Ford scored, unearned. Bevino scored, unearned. 

The numbers…

  • Junior pitcher Kristen McCann credited her first victory of the season as the only pitcher featured for SHU.
  • Casale led the Pioneers with a pair of hits and two RBIs. Fillmore, Bevino, and Ford also recorded a hit each. Fillmore and Bevino added one RBI apiece.

Noteworthy…

  • The loss becomes the second for Chattanooga against a Northeast Conference member. The Mocs fell to Fairleigh Dickinson two games ago, 9-5. 

Up next…

The Pioneers ready for Tennessee Tech on Saturday, February 17 of Day 3 of The Challenge. The action begins at 4:00 p.m.