Pilgrims swept by non-conference Husson University
New England College softball dropped two games to the visiting Husson University Eagles Thursday afternoon, falling 1-8 in game one and dropping game two 2-8. With the two wins the Eagles improved to 7-11 on the season, while the losses drop the Pilgrims to 7-11 overall.
In game one the tow teams would battle scoreless through the opening two innings before Husson would explode for six runs on three hits to jump out to the 6-0 lead. The Pilgrims would grab a run in the home half of the sixth inning as Kristen Purdy (Candia, N.H.) would single in Alexandria Sacco (Tewksbury, Mass.) cutting the Eagle lead to 6-1. Husson would get the run back plus plate an additional run in the seventh and hold NEC scoreless in the home half of the inning eventually cruising to the 8-1 victory.
Leading the way for Husson was Dorothy Cameron (S. Plainfield, N.J.) who had two hits and scored a run. Husson’s Jamie Milton (Howland, Maine) and Diann Ramsey (Otisfield, Maine) would each homer for the Eagles and Caitlin LeBorgne (Scarborough, Maine) would double in two runs. Picking up the win on the mound for Husson was Megan Richard (Wilton, Maine) who allowed just six hits.
Leading the way for NEC was Stephanie Freitag (Lakeville, Mass.) who finished with two hits.
In game two Husson would score three runs in the second and tack on four in the fourth building the 7-1 lead. The two teams would exchange runs in the sixth but the Eagle pitching would hold the Pilgrims to just four hits, capturing the 8-2 victory.
Leading the way for Husson in game two was Caitlin LeBorgne who finished with two hits and two runs scored. Husson’s Dorothy Came finished with two runs batted in and Kristen Sousa (Detriot, Maine) hit three runs in for the Eagles. Picking up the win on the mound for the Eagles was Caitlin LeBorgne who pitched the complete game allowing just two earned runs on four hits.
Leading the was for NEC was Deanna Brayton (Queensbury, N.Y.) who hit a solo homerun and Sierra Thibeault (Brunswick, Maine) who singled in a run for the Pilgrims.