Women’s Softball Continues Winning Streak After Win Against Shenandoah University
Frostburg State University’s women’s softball is having prominent season, standing strong with a record of 18-6. Along with being on a nine-straight winning streak, the lady Bobcats advanced their home record to 6-0 after challenging and captivating a win against the lady Hornets of Shenandoah University, Wednesday, April 6th.
The double header against the lady Hornets gave the lady Bobcats a chance to boost their confidence moving forward in their season. Starting with the first game, the final score resulted in 5-2. The lady Hornets took control of the game in the third inning advancing 2-0, but it wasn’t long after until the Bobcats redeemed themselves tying the game 2-2. The fifth inning allowed the lady Bobcats to earn three more runs resulting in the game’s 5-2 ending.
Sophomore Allison Williams played a huge role in the first win against the lady Hornets striking out six batters in 7.0 innings (IP). Freshman Olivia Ford assisted in the Bobcats win as she scored twice in the fourth inning serving as a pinch runner for both senior Renay Aubel and sophomore Sam Gatton. This allowed the lady Bobcats to tie the game 2-2. It was in the fifth inning where junior Selina Matulonis ran it home after junior Hannah Tavik’s first run. This continued, as junior Megan Tracey and Aubel were able to score officiating the win and final score 5-2.
In the captivating second match the Bobcats advanced early on only allowing the lady Hornets to score twice. The game ended early in the sixth inning resulting in the final score 10-2. Freshman Catherine Kim, sophomore Rae Harrison, junior Hannah Tavik and seniors Taylor Blevins and Lauren Capece all assisted in the game win by singling in their teammates along with Tavik tripling home Catherine Kim.
Tavik had a notable game as she finished 3-for-3 and had five RBIs. She was able to score two runs aiding in the team’s overall game win. Taylor Blevins and Lauren Capece both were able to finish 2-for-3 receiving an RBI of two, while sophomore Rae Harrison was able to assist Tavik scoring two additional runs. Tavik, Aubel, Blevins and Emily Zengel were recognized as the game stat leading hitters. All four ladies were AB three times, and all three received two hits except Zengel who followed closely behind with one hit.
The Bobcats are scheduled to compete against the lady Eagles of Mary Washington for the first time this season, Saturday, April 9th at 1 p.m. Hoping to advance their season’s record, the lady Bobcats will then travel to Fredericksburg, VA, eager to gain another victory.