Softball Defeated By Boston University, 10-2

    Freshman McKall Miller has hit home runs in back-to-back games

    Freshman McKall Miller has hit home runs in back-to-back games

    March 9, 2014

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     CLEARWATER, Fla. - The Providence College softball team was defeated by Boston University, 10-2 on Sunday, March 9 in Clearwater, Fla. at the USF Under Armour Invitational.

    Boston University got out to a quick start in the bottom of the first, putting up a three spot and adding two more runs in the second (5-0). Providence got on the board in the top of the third when freshman McKall Miller (Ashburn, Va.) singled up the middle, driving in junior Megan Rollings (Marysville, Wash.), to make the score 5-1, in favor of BU.

    McKall homered to left field in the top of the fifth to bring to score to 5-2. The home run was McKall's third of the season. She has hit home runs in back-to-back games. The Terriers retailed in the fifth and sixth putting together five runs en route to their 10-2 victory.

    Senior Kaitlyn Duval (Shrewsbury, Mass.) and juniors Shanelle Harrell (Irvine, Calif.) and Kelsi Luttrell (Mission Viejo, Calif.) collected the hits for the Friars. Freshman Taylor Huntly (Las Vegas, Nev.) took the loss for Providence while BU's Melanie Akers pitched six for the win.

    The Friars will play against Penn and USF in Tampa, Fla. on Wednesday, March 12 at 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., respectively.