Softball Drops Two Against St. John's

    Junior Kristie Dederick went 3-for-3 in the second game and scored one run

    Junior Kristie Dederick went 3-for-3 in the second game and scored one run

    April 12, 2014

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     PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College softball team fell to St. John's in a double header on Saturday afternoon in PC's Pink Out game. The Friars dropped the first game, 2-0, and fell, 12-3, in the second game.
    

    Both teams were scoreless through six innings in the first game. Freshman pitcher Taylor Huntly (Las Vegas, Nev.) yielded only four hits up until the seventh when St. John's (20-18, 5-5)connected on four hits to score two runs and win the close game, 2-0. Providence's (3-22, 1-9) lone hit came in the fourth inning when sophomore Danielle Deraney (Shrewsbury, Mass.) stroked a single to right field. Huntly took the loss while Tori Free went seven innings for the Red Storm win.

    In the second game St. John's scored two quick runs on a two run home run in the top of the first. The Red Storm again scored in the top of the second, this time six runs on six hits to bring the score to 8-0.

    Providence got on the board in the bottom of the third when junior Shanelle Harrell (Irvine, Calif.) scored on an error. Junior Kristie Dederick (Camarillo, Calif.) followed by scoring on junior Sarah Kitterman's (Houston, Texas) walk with a bases loaded. The final PC run of the inning was scored when senior Kaitlyn Duval (Shrewsbury, Mass.) scored on another bases loaded walk taken by junior Megan Rollings (Marysville, Wash.)

    The Red Storm registered four runs in the fifth inning on three hits to make the game final, 12-3.

    Dederick led the Friars in hitting in game two, with three hits. Harrell and Rollings also contributed with two hits apiece. Sophomore Kiara Amos (Malden, Mass.) pitched in the loss and Grace Kramer picked up the win with three innings pitched.

    The Friars will play again tomorrow against St. John's to finish the home BIG EAST series. First pitch will be at noon.

    -GO FRIARS-