PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College softball team defeated BIG EAST foe Creighton, 5-1, on Sunday, April 30 at Glay Field in Providence, R.I. The victory earned the Friars a series sweep over the Bluejays (3-0), having earned two victories vs. Creighton in a double-header on Saturday (2-1, 11-3). It marks Providence’s first sweep of the season during BIG EAST play.
Freshman Mackensie Compton (Langhorne, Pa.) picked up two RBI in the bottom of the decisive fourth inning with her first career home run. Paige Mulry (West Roxbury, Mass.) scored on the hit after reaching on a double.
Providence tacked on one more run in the fourth to take a 4-1 advantage as Emma Lee (Orange, Calif), Nicole Lundstrom (Rehoboth, Mass.) and Brittney Veler (Santa Rosa, Calif.) notched consecutive base hits. Lee was the first of the three players to reach base, and eventually scored on Veler’s single.
Creighton scored the first run of the game to take a 1-0 lead in the top of the third, but the Friars came back in the bottom of the inning to as Julianne Rurka (Warrenville, Ill.) knocked a base hit into centerfield to score Lundstrom.
The Friars added an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth to take a 5-1 lead. Veler was credited with the RBI on a two-out single to score Lee.
Christina Ramirez (Niceville, Fla.) pitched a complete game, giving up just four hits and striking out four Bluejays.
The Friars have claimed the season-series against three of their last four BIG EAST opponents, including today’s sweep over Creighton (3-). During the stretch, Providence won two-of-three games against Seton Hall and Butler.
Providence will return to action against Holy Cross in non-conference play on Tuesday, May 2 in Providence, R.I., with a single game scheduled for 5:00 p.m.
- GO FRIARS! -
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