Purple Knights Blank Mercyhurst And Fall To Notre Dame (OH) On Day Two In Florida

Purple Knights Blank Mercyhurst And Fall To Notre Dame (OH) On Day Two In Florida

Clermont, Fla.-The University of Bridgeport softball team went 1-1 on day two of its Spring Break trip to Florida on Friday opening the day with a4-0 shutout over Mercyhurst and losing to Notre Dame of Ohio, 2-1, to close out the day.  The Purple Knights are now 3-1 on the young season

Against Mercyhurst, graduate student Amanda Staheli (Pecatonica, Illinois) fired a two-hit shutout striking out five Lakers.

In game two, junior Samantha Sabor (Plainfield, Illinois) drove in UB's lone run in the bottom of the seventh inning, and the game ended with Bridgeport having runners on first and third.

Junior Ashley Eisnor (Medford, Mass.) was the hard-luck loser in the pitching circle in game two, and sophomore Miranda Hillman (Placentia, Calif.) closed the game out with two scoreless innings.

On Saturday, the UB softball team will continues action in Florida facing Stonehill and Jefferson University.