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Softball Drops Final Two Away Tilts Of Season

THE BASICS

Game 1 Score: Babson 8, Emerson 1

Game 2 Score: Babson 7, Emerson 0

Game 1 Pitching Decision: W - LBrooke Stock (5-0)  ; L - Neely Eddleston (0-4) 

Game 2 Pitching Decision: W - Moira O'Reilly (3-0) ; L - Karagan Knowles (0-2)

Location: Babson Park, Mass. (Alumni Field)

Date: April 24, 2021

The Lead: The Emerson softball team suffered a pair of losses to the Babson Beavers on Saturday in Babson Park, Mass., in their final away contests of the season.  

GAME ONE: Babson 8,  Emerson 1

INSIDE THE NUMBERS 

EMERSON LEADERS

Lindsey Lowe - 2 hits, Double, RBI

Calli Pratt - BB, Run

 

Pitching: Neely Eddleston (L - 0-4) - 3.1 IP,  six hits, five runs, & one walk

Myranda Bourque - 2.2 IP,  five hits, three runs

 

BABSON LEADERS

Jacqueline Paul - 2 Hits, 3 RBI, 1 Run

Jamie Hoffman 2 Hits, 1 RBI

Pitching: Brooke Stock (W, 5-0): 5.0 IP, one hit, one run, one walk, nine strikeouts

Logan MacDonald - one hit, three strikeouts

 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

Top 1st:  Emerson notched the first run of the game through Calli Pratt.  After a walk by Pratt to open the game, she advanced to second on a ground out.  Pratt scored on a double to left field by Lindsay Lowe, opening the scoring in the game.  

Bottom 1st: Babson was able to tie the game in the bottom of the frame, with Jacqueline Paul driving home Lexi Morris on a groundout to shortstop.  .

Bottom 3rd: Paul drove in her second run of the game to give Babson their first lead of the afternoon by doubling to center field and driving home Brooke Stock.  

Bottom 4th: Babson was able to extend their lead in the bottom of the fourth frame, scoring on six different plays in the inning.  The 6 run frame was sparked by Jamie Hoffman, who doubled to right center to drive home Kate Karamouzis. Babson held their seven run advantage to take the first game 8-1.

GAME TWO: Babson 7, Emerson 0

INSIDE THE NUMBERS 

EMERSON LEADERS

Makenzie Killough - one hit

Calli Pratt - one walk

Morgan Mitchell - one walk

Pitching: Karagan Knowles (L - 0-2) - 2.2 IP,  five hits, six runs, seven walks, one strikeout

Myranda Bourque - 0.1  IP, 

Calli Pratt - 3.0 IP, two hits, one run, two walks, two strikeouts

BABSON LEADERS

Cara Harnick - one run two hits, one RBI

Abrianna Natoli - two hits, wto runs, one RBI, two walks

Pitching: Moira O'Reilly (W, 3-0) - 4.0IP, one hit, two walks, seven strikeouts

Logan MacDonald: two strikeouts, one save

HOW IT HAPPENED

Bottom 1st: Babson scored the first run of the game in game two, opening up the scoring in the bottom of the first frame.  Cara Harnick singled to shortstop, driving home Sam Burggraf.

Bottom 3rd: Babson added more runs in the bottom of the third inning, scoring five runs in the frame.  Four runs were scored through bases loaded walks, while Lexi Morris drove in a run with a single to third base.

Bottom 5th:  Babson added one more run in the bottom of the fifth inning through a bases loaded walk from Molly Hennessy 

UP NEXT

Emerson closes out the regular season at home when they welcome the Springfield Pride to Rotch Field next Saturday, starting at 2:00pm.