April 27, 2011
STORRS, Conn.- The Providence College softball team split a BIG EAST Conference doubleheader at Connecticut, 4-3, 10-0, Wednesday afternoon in Storrs, Conn.
Providence (21-27, 5-12 BIG EAST) took a 3-0 lead in the third inning of the first game. Freshman Corinne Rubright (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) got the scoring started with a solo home run, her sixth of the season. The next batter was sophomore Jessie Bryant (Marlborough, Mass.) who reached on a single down the left-field line and came around to score when freshman Mackenzie Morgan (Sulphur Springs, Texas) notched a triple. Junior Kim Pelland (Saunderstown, R.I.) then drove in Morgan with a single to left field.
Connecticut (19-24, 6-9 BIG EAST) scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth to tie the score at 3-3. Julianne Towers hit a three-run homer, her 10th of the season.
The game headed into extra innings and the Friars took a 4-3 lead in the eighth inning behind a solo homer to left field by junior Jen Abrams (Reading, Mass.), her ninth of the season. In game one, Abrams went three-for-five with an RBI and a run scored.
Sophomore Corinne Clauss (Davie, Fla.) took a no-hitter into the fourth inning and improved to 9-12 on the season. Clauss pitched eight innings, giving up only three runs and struck out two.
In game two, the Huskies took a 9-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Amy DeLuca, Audry Grinnell and Towers each notched two RBIs. The Huskies added another run in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a 10-0 lead.
The Friars are back in action tomorrow when they travel to Chestnut Hill, Mass. to take on the Eagles of Boston College at 4:00 p.m.
Official StoreOfficial Online
Lee And Baldassari Named To ...
Providence College softball freshman Emma Lee (Orange, Calif.) and senior Kiki Baldassari (Denville, N.J.) were named to the All-BIG EAST First Team. It was...
Softball Defeats Villanova, 7-5
The Providence College softball team defeated Villanova, 7-5, on Sunday, May 8 at Glay Field in Providence, R.I.
Softball’s Game Versus...
The Friars’ softball game versus Villanova will be at 10:00 AM on Sunday, May 8 at Glay Field.
Softball Defeated In Two...
The Providence College softball team was defeated in two games versus Villanova on Saturday, May 7 at Glay Field in Providence, R.I. In game one, the Friars...
Softball To Host Villanova...
The Providence College softball team is set to play its final three-game series of the 2016 season versus Villanova this weekend. The Friars will play a...
Julianne Rurka Named College...
It was announced by College Sports Madness that Providence College softball sophomore Julianne Rurka (Warrenville, Ill.) was named College Sports Madness BIG...
Julianne Rurka Named BIG...
It was announced by the BIG EAST Conference today (May 2) that Providence College softball sophomore Julianne Rurka (Warrenville, Ill.) was named BIG EAST...
Softball Defeats Georgetown,...
The Providence College softball team defeated Georgetown, 10-1, on Sunday, May 1 at Glay Field in Providence, R.I.