April 9, 2014
STORRS, Conn. - The Providence College softball team fell to UConn, 4-3, in the seventh inning on Wednesday afternoon. With the score tied at three, UConn scored with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to take the victory.
Providence (3-20) struck first in the top of the opening inning when sophomore Kiki Baldassari (Denville, N.J.) scored on a fielder's choice hit by junior Kelsi Luttrell (Mission Viejo, Calif.), to give PC a quick 1-0 lead. UConn (8-26) scored three runs in the bottom of the inning on three hits to gain a 3-1 advantage.
The Friars scored one run in the third and another in the fourth to tie the game, 3-3. In the third, the Friars scored when junior Lauren Paiva (Middletown, R.I.) was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and Luttrell trotted home. In the fourth, sophomore Danielle Deraney (Shrewsbury, Mass.) drove in junior Megan Rollings (Marysville, Wash.) on a single to center field.
The two teams remained tied at three until the bottom of the seventh inning when the Huskies scored the winning run on an infield single with a runner on third base.
Lauren Duggan tallied the victory for UConn while freshman Taylor Huntly (Las Vegas, Nev.) took the loss. Sophomore Kiara Amos (Malden, Mass.) started for PC and pitched four innings, giving up three hits and three runs.
Next, the Friars return home to Raymond Field to take on BIG EAST opponent St. John's on Saturday, April 12 (double header) and Sunday, April 13 (single game). Saturday's double will be the team's Pink Out game and is set to start at noon and 2:30 p.m. Res Life will be putting on a bake sale with all the benefits going to the Gloria Gemma Foundation. Providence's single game on Sunday will begin at noon.
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