April 6, 2010
Softball Tops St. Thomas Aquinas, 6-5 in 11 Innings, For First Win Of The Season
Sparkill, NY-The University of
Bridgeport softball team picked up its first win of the 2010 season
on Tuesday afternoon, as the Purple Knights defeated the host St.
Thomas Aquinas College Lady Spartans, 6-5 in 11 innings in the
first game of a scheduled East Coast Conference
doubleheader. Game two of the double dip was suspended after
six innings due to darkness with the teams tied 2-2 and will be
completed on Saturday, April 24th before the two teams meet in a
doubleheader in Bridgeport.
With the win, UB is now 1-22 overall land 1-6 in conference
play. STAC falls to 2-18 overall and 1-6 in the ECC.
In game one, Bridgeport scored the game-winning run in the top
of the eleventh inning when junior Nicole Steiner
(Edison, NJ) led off the frame with a double, and she was
sacrificed to third by winning pitcher Madison Smith (JR, Seekonk, MA). Steiner scored the
game-winning run when cross the plate on a long sacrifice fly by
junior catcher Tori Tenzyk (Hawthorne, NY).
UB retunrs to action at home on Thursday afternoon, as the
Purple Knights host NYIT. Action gets underway in Seaside
Park at 3:00 p.m.