NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y.- The Sacred Heart University Softball team dropped a pair of games this afternoon against Iona as SHU fell in the first game by a final score of 2-0 while dropping the second game to the Gaels by a score of 7-0. SHU returns to action on Saturday Mar. 30 when the Pioneers kick off Northeast Conference play against Fairleigh Dickinson. First-pitch is set for 1:00 p.m.
SHU 0, IONA 2
- Bottom of the 5th inning- A double by Jamine Temple would score in two to give Iona a 2-0 lead.
- The Pioneers would be only able to salvage three hits in the game coming off the bats of junior Katelyn Christian, sophomore Caroline Kruger and sophomore Kira Ferraiolo.
- Christian and Ferraiolo each tallied a double for the Pioneers.
- In the circle senior Kristen McCann tallied the loss while pitching six innings giving up just one earned run on only four hits and striking out seven batters.
SHU 0, IONA 7
- Bottom of the 2nd inning- An RBI single by Hannah Collins would put Iona ahead 1-0.
- Bottom of the 3rd inning- A pair of RBI singles by Ciarra Diguilio and Kara Zazzaro would put Iona ahead 3-0.
- Bottom of the 5th inning- Three walks with the bases loaded and a single would put the Gaels ahead 7-0 as the Pioneers would have no response throughout the game.
- The Pioneers would be outhit by the Gaels nine to five in the game.
- Senior Hailey Desrosiers led the way for the Pioneers going 2-3 at the plate with a pair of singles.
- In the circle Collen Walsh would tally the loss going four and one third innings six earned runs on eight hits and striking out three batters.