Softball Set To Play UConn, Boston College, and Georgetown

April 25, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Providence College softball team is set to play UConn, Boston College, and Georgetown this week.  The Friars will play at UConn at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26 in Storrs, Conn.  Providence will host Boston College at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27 at Glay Field.  This weekend, the Friars will host Georgetown at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 and at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 1 at Glay Field.

The Last Meeting
Providence3
Connecticut4
April 9, 2014
Storrs, Conn.
Softball Drops 4-3 Decision To UConn
The Providence College softball team fell to UConn, 4-3, in the seventh inning on Wednesday afternoon. With the score tied at three, UConn scored with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to take the victory.

The Last Meeting
Providence1
Boston College7
April 29, 2015
Cambridge, Mass.
Softball Falls 7-1 At Boston College
The Providence College softball team was defeated, 7-1, at Boston College on Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference game. Sophomore Nicole Lundstrom (Rehoboth, Mass.) generated Providence's only run on a solo homer in the top of the first.

The Last Meeting
Providence6
Georgetown3
April 26, 2015
Washington, D.C
Softball Captures Series Against Georgetown With 6-3 Win
The Providence College softball team defeated Georgetown, 6-3, in the BIG EAST series finale on Sunday afternoon. The Friars (13-21, 6-10 BIG EAST) win the series, 2-1, with the splitting of a doubleheader yesterday (April 25).

The Friars are 16-26 (2-12 BIG EAST) on the season, coming off three losses at Seton Hall this past weekend (April 23 & 24).  Freshman Emma Lee (Orange, Calif.) leads Providence and is second in the conference with a .413 batting average.  She has tallied 50 hits, 16 RBI, and six doubles in 121 at bats.  Senior Kiki Baldassari (Denville, N.J.) has a team-high 53 hits, she also has registered 13 RBI.  In 18 appearances, freshman Megan McCune (Orange, Calif.) is posting a 2.90 ERA and has struck out 55 batters.

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LIVE STATS
Tuesday at UConn
Wednesday vs. Boston College
Saturday vs. Georgetown – Game 1
Saturday vs. Georgetown – Game 2
Sunday vs. Georgetown

LIVE VIDEO
Tuesday at UConn
Wednesday vs. Boston College
Saturday vs. Georgetown – Game 1
Saturday vs. Georgetown – Game 2
Sunday vs. Georgetown (BEDN/FoxSportsGO)

SCOUTING UCONN: The Huskies are 17-26 on the season with a 3-7 record in The American League games.  Ally Hernandez leads UConn with a .355 batting average in 31 at bats.  In 128 at bats, Lexi Gifford has a team-high 38 hits and 22 RBI.  Jill Stockley has made 23 appearances on the mound and leads the Huskies with a 2.51 ERA, she has struck out 62 batters in 111.1 innings pitched.

SCOUTING BOSTON COLLEGE:  The Eagles are 24-20 (7-8 ACC) on the season, coming off of three wins versus NC State this past weekend.  Jessie Daulton is leading Boston College in batting (.356) and hits (48).  Daulton also has tallied 26 RBI on the season.  Tatiana Cortez has a team best 31 RBI and 12 home runs.  Cortez is batting .342 on the season with 39 hits on 114 at bats.

SCOUTING GEORGETOWN:  The Hoyas are 9-32 on the season (3-11 BIG EAST), coming off of a 1-2 weekend at Villanova (April 23 & 24).  Samantha Giovanniello leads Georgetown with a .347 batting average, 43 hits, and 39 RBI.  Taylor Henry, who is batting .324, has tallied 34 hits and 15 RBI this season.  In 29 appearances on the mound, Giovanniello is holding a 5.86 ERA, she has struck out 95 batters, and allowed 196 hits in 148.0 innings pitched.

 2016 PROVIDENCE COLLEGE INDIVIDUAL AWARD WINNERS
Alison Abbatiello
- Stetson Invitational All-Tournament Team (Feb. 28)
Kiki Baldassari
- Stetson Invitational All-Tournament Team (Feb. 28)
- College Sports Madness 2016 BIG EAST Preseason All-Conference Second Team
Taylor Huntly
- BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (March 21)
Emma Lee
- BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (March 21)
- BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 22)
Nicole Lundstrom
- BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (March 28)
- Fordham All-Tournament Team (March 13)
- College Sports Madness BIG EAST Softball Player of the Week (March 8)
- College Sports Madness 2016 BIG EAST Preseason All-Conference First Team
Megan McCune
- Fordham All-Tournament Team (March 13)
- BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (March 7)
Vanessa Portillo
- BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 22)
Brittney Veler
- Fordham All-Tournament Team (March 13)
- BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (March 7)

-GO FRIARS-


 

 

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