Baldissari led the Friar offense finishing the day 3-for-7 at the plate with two runs scored.
March 14, 2014
CLEARWATER - The Providence College softball team fell to Iona (4-1) and Buffalo (6-2) on Friday, March 14 in Clearwater, Fla. in its first day at the USF Under Armour Invitational. Sophomore Kiki Baldassari(Denville, N.J.) led the Friars' offensively finishing the day 3-for-7 at the plate.
Providence dropped its first game of the day to Iona, 4-1, in an afternoon match-up. Baldassari helped the Friars take a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a passed ball. Iona evened the game at 1-1 in the fourth inning, before tallying three runs in the fifth to secure the win. Sophomore Kiara Amos (Malden, Mass.) started the game on the mound for the Friars and recorded four and third innings and tallied two strikeouts. Junior Shanelle Harrell(Irvine, Calif.) finished the game in the circle for the Friars. Baldassari led the Friars at the plate with two hits (2-for-4).
In Providence's second game of the day, the Friars were defeated by Buffalo, 6-2. Buffalo jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the second inning. Buffalo added two runs in the third to hold a 4-0 advantage. Providence rallied its bats in the fourth inning with Baldissari and junior Lauren Paiva (Middletown, R.I.) working their way on base to start the inning. The two Friars reached home to pull Providence within two of Buffalo, 4-2, but that was as close as they would get. Buffalo added two runs in the fifth to secure victory. Freshman Taylor Huntly(Las Vegas, Nev.) threw a complete game for the Friars.
The Friars will play again tomorrow against Maine and Florida A&M. Game times are set for 11:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.
Official StoreOfficial Online
PINK OUT FRIARTOWN
The Providence College Athletic Department is proud to announce seven PINK OUT FRIARTOWN events to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.
Aubrey Mable Joins...
Providence College softball Head Coach Kerri Jacklets announced today (Aug. 19) that Aubrey Mable will join the softball staff as a graduate assistant for...
Softball Adds Transfer From ...
Providence College softball Head Coach Kerri Jacklets announced today (August 12), that Nadia Kemp (Wappingers Falls, N.Y.) will attend Providence College...
Softball Tabs Kathy...
Providence College softball Head Coach Kerri Jacklets announced today [Aug. 4] that Kathy McLaughlin has been named assistant coach. McLaughlin spent the...
Softball Lands Transfer From...
Providence College softball Head Coach Kerri Jacklets announced today [June 11], that Nicole Lundstrom (Rehoboth, Mass.) will attend Providence College and...
Softball's Baldassari Earns ...
Providence College softball sophomore Kiki Baldassari (Denville, N.J.) was named to College Sports Madness All-BIG EAST First Team, it was announced on...
Softball's Baldassari And...
Providence College softball sophomores Kiki Baldassari (Denville, N.J.) and Danielle Deraney (Shrewsbury, Mass.) were named to All-BIG EAST teams, it was...
Providence College softball centerfielder, Kiki Baldassari (Denville, N.J.), was named to the BIG EAST weekly honor roll as it was announced on Monday, May 5...