April 1, 2012
VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Providence College softball team defeated Villanova, 5-2, on Sunday, April 1 in a BIG EAST Conference game in Villanova, Pa. With the win, Providence (12-18, 4-1 BIG EAST) completed a three-game weekend sweep of Villanova (23-9, 0-3 BIG EAST) as the Friars captured a doubleheader on Saturday, March 31.
The Friars took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI double by senior Michelle Huber (Dana Point, Calif.). The Wildcats responded in the bottom half of the inning when Molly Manning hit a two-run double to give her team a 2-1 edge.
In the fifth inning, the Friars loaded the bases with two outs and freshman Kristie Dederick (Camarillo, Calif.) smacked a grand slam to put the Friars ahead for good, 5-2. It marked Dederick's team-leading fifth home run this season and the fourth in five games this week.
Senior Alicia Grosso (Baldwin, N.Y.) pitched a complete game, yielded three hits and did not allow an earned run as she collected her seventh win of the season. Grosso did not allow an earned run in two complete games this weekend.
The Friars are back in action at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3 with a non-conference game versus Harvard in Providence, R.I.
Official StoreOfficial Online
Softball Game Versus Boston ...
The Providence College softball team's game against Boston University tomorrow (Wednesday, March 25) has been cancelled due to poor field conditions.
Softball To Host Boston...
The Providence College softball team will host Boston University in its home opener non-conference game at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25.
Softball's Seton Hall...
The Providence College softball team's games against Seton Hall this weekend (Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22) have been cancelled due to poor field ...
Softball's Seton Hall Series...
The Providence College softball team's home games scheduled for Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 have been moved to Seton Hall on the same dates. The ...
Softball Games Versus Yale...
The Providence College softball double header against Yale, scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, has been cancelled due to the effects of inclement weather.
Softball Wraps Up...
The Providence College softball team finished competition at the Fresno State Classic in Fresno, Calif. today (Saturday, March 14).
Softball Defeats Montana, 3-0
The Providence College softball team defeated Montana, 3-0, in the Fresno State Classic today (Friday, March 13) in Fresno, Calif.
Softball Splits Day One...
The Providence College softball team played its first two of five games of the Fresno State Classic today (Thursday, March 12) in Los Angeles, Calif.