August 17, 2010
Softball Drops Season-Opening Doubleheader At SCSU
New Haven, CT-The University of Bridgeport softball team opened its 2010 campaign on Monday afternoon, and the Purple Knights were swept in doubleheader at Southern Connecticut State University (2-0), as the Owls took game one, 8-0, and completed the sweep with an 8-5 win in the nightcap. Both games were five-inning affairs.
In game two, freshman Taylor McBeth (Langley, B.C., Canada) and junior Tori Tenzyk (Hawthorne, NY) each blasted solo home runs. Sophomore Katie McMitchell (Port Coquitlan, B.C., Canada) helped the UB offense in game two with two RBIs and a double.
Junior Madison Smith (Seekonk, MA) took the loss for the Purple Knights in game one, and freshman Alitha Krolikowski (Bristol, CT) was the game two hard-luck losing pitcher.
Bridgeport will next be in action when the Purple Knights open their 2010 Spring Trip to Kissimmee, FL against the University of New Haven on Sunday morning.