April 21, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College softball team (17-24-1, 4-10 BIG EAST) defeated Georgetown, 6-5, on Sunday, April 21. The Friars took the series 2-1.
Georgetown put up one run in the top of the first after their leadoff hitter doubled to left field, and was brought in off a single hit by the following batter. In the second inning, sophomore Megan Rollings (Marysville, Wash.) drove in two runs off a single through the middle.
The Hoyas tied the game at two apiece in the top of the third inning off a pair of doubles that brought in one run, but the Friars got the bats moving to bring in four runs in the bottom of the inning. PC hit three consecutive homeruns to start the inning. Sophomore Kelsi Luttrell (Mission Viejo, Calif.) started the rally with a homer that cleared the centerfield fence. Seniors Jessie Bryant (Marlborough, Mass.) and Stephanie Kiesel (Ramona, Calif.) followed suit with homeruns to left field and right field, respectively. Sophomore Shanelle Harrell (Irvine, Calif.) reached first off an error once Hyson was brought into relief for pitcher Lauren O'Leary. A few batters later, Harrell reached home off a sacrifice fly sent deep to left field by sophomore Sarah Kitterman (Houston, Texas) to put the Friars up, 6-2.
Georgetown chipped away at the score with a run scored in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings, but were not able to make up the runs it needed.
Senior Corinne Clauss (Davie, Fla.) earned her fourth win of the week. She tallied seven strikeouts in Sunday's victroy and 31 for the week.
Bryant led the Friars with seven hits in the series against the Hoyas. She finished with three homeruns, one double, six RBI and three runs. She also now leads the team with a .381 batting average.
The Friars will play their next game on Tuesday, April 23 when the take on the Bryant Bulldogs. The game is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m. The Bulldogs are coming off a pair of come from behind victories over Sacred Heart. Freshman pitcher Elle Madson, hit a three-run homer during game one to lift Bryant over the Pioneers, while also recording her seventh and eighth wins of the season.
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