March 28, 2006
Chestnut Hill, MA - Britney Thompson hit two homeruns in the first game, and collected her sixth win of the season on the mound as Boston College swept Sacred Heart in softball action Tuesday at BC's Shea Field. The Eagles defeated the Pioneers 6-0 in the first game and 6-1 in the second.
In the first game the Eagles shutout out the Pioneers, 6-0. Amanda Klimczak pitched a complete game, striking out six batters. Britney Thompson led on the offensive front with two homeruns and two RBI.
Thompson got the Eagles on the board in the second inning with her first homerun of the game, driving in Ashley Obrest. Jenna Macchi extended the Eagles led to four runs in the third inning with a homerun of her own, driving in Angela Pandolfo.
The Eagles scored their final two runs in the sixth inning, behind Thompson's second homerun of the evening. Elena Ferrero scored on the play. It was Thompson's sixth homerun of the season.
Klimczak pitched all seven innings, striking out six batters and allowing no runs on five hits. With the win Klimczak improved her record to 1-1.
In the second game of the evening, the Eagles were just as effective on defense and offense against the Pioneers, with six different players driving in runs.
Britney Thompson earned her sixth win of the season, pitching six innings and striking out two batters. She allowed one run on three hits. Savana Lloyd pitched the final inning, striking out two batters and allowing no hits.
In the third inning, Angela Pandolfo singled and then stole second base. Kristen Allain and Macchi were walked in back-to-back at bats, which drove in Carley McNary. At the next at bat, Renee Ramos hit a sacrifice fly to centerfield, driving Pandolfo.
Angela Pandolfo stole second base for the second time in the game in the fourth inning. Allain's single, drove in Amanda Booth.
The Pioneers scored their lone run in the top of the fifth inning. Dana Jusino (Rutherford, NJ) hit her first homerun of the season to put Sacred Heart on the board.
The Eagles drove in their final three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Thompson singled to drive in Amanda Brooks. Kimmy Hopkin flied out to centerfield, which drove in Ferrero. Pandolfo's double drove in Thompson.
Lloyd stepped in to pitch for the Eagles in the seventh inning and help preserve the win.
The Pioneers (6-16) are right back in action Wednesday when they visit Boston University for a doubleheader. The first game is set for a 2:00 pm start.