Pioneers Drop Pair Of Extra Inning Contests At Maine

Pioneers Drop Pair Of Extra Inning Contests At Maine

ORONO, Maine— The Sacred Heart University softball team dropped a pair of extra-inning contests to the University of Maine on Saturday afternoon.

The Black Bears (18-18) picked up a 2-0 win in eight innings in game two before edging the Pioneers (24-17) 1-0 in the eighth inning of game two to earn the sweep at Kessock Field.

Game One – Maine 2, SHU 0 – 8 inn. 

The Scoring…

Bottom of the 8th inning… After a leadoff walk, Alyssa Derrick lifted a two-run home run off junior Kristen McCann to walk off game one.


The Numbers…

  • In the pitcher's duel, SHU outhit Maine 3-2 in the opening game.
  • Stephanie Mangiameli attributed two of the Pioneers hits with Lauren Delgadillo adding the other.
  • McCann allowed two runs on two hits in seven innings of work, surrendering a season-high 11 walks on the day. 

Game Two Maine 1, SHU 0

The Scoring… 

Bottom of the 8th inning… After a hit by a pitch and line out to start the inning, Laurie German hit a hard grounder to third for the fielder's choice. The throw went high to second base going into right field allowing the runner from first to score.

The Numbers…

  • The Pioneers were held to a season-low two hits in game two. Mangiameli and Jennie Boisvert were the lone SHU batters to register hits.
  • Emily Orosco surrendered just two hits in seven innings of work. She struck out six while giving up three walks.

 

Up Next… 

The Pioneers return home to Pioneer Park tomorrow for a Northeast Conference