Softball Swept by Connecticut

    April 27, 1998

    STORRS, Conn. - The Friars were 0-3 over the weekend losing three straight games to the University of Connecticut. Providence lost by scores of 8-2, 9-1 and 7-3.

    In the first game in Storrs, CT, freshman Kerri Jacklets led the Friar offense with three hits while knocking in two runs. Freshman Gwyn Mangini chipped in with two hits. The Providence bats defeated the Huskies, 9-7 althouth the Friars were plagued with five errors in the field.

    In the nightcap on Saturday, the Friars managed only three hits and the game was called after five innings with the score, 9-1.

    On Sunday, sophomore hurler Heather Nathan allowed 15 hits by the Huskies as they outscored PC, 7-3 in the last conference game of the season. For the Friars, junior Maureen Moore was 2-4 at the plate.

    The Friars, 17-25-2, will wrap up the season on Tuesday as they host Hartford in the season finale. Sophomore Jamie Servidone, who has been sidelined with mono for the past two weeks, still leads the offensive attack batting .289 at the plate. Moore has a team high 39 hits while Jacklets has 35 hits and a team high six homers.