Softball Drops 8-0 Decision To McNeese State
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – McNeese State defeated Mount St. Mary's 8-0 in five innings at the Osprey Invitational in non-conference softball action on Saturday.
Maria Santiago (Buena, N.J./Buena Regional), Katy Bobbitt (Greencastle, Pa./Greencastle-Antrim), Rachel Teti (Mount Airy, Md./Linganore) and Alexa Tuck (Chester, Va./Thomas Dale) each had a hit in the loss.
Amanda Sadowl (Horsham, Pa./Hatboro-Horsham) took the loss for the Mount (2-8).
McNeese State posted two runs in the first and second innings and then ended the contest with four runs in the fifth in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
The Mountaineers had a couple of runners on in the third and the fourth, but could not score. Santiago reached on a fielder's choice and Bobbitt singled in the third to put runners on the corner with two outs, but a strikeout ended the threat. In the fourth, the Mountaineers had runners on first and second with two outs before a strikeout got McNeese State out of the jam. Santiago singled to lead off the game and advanced to third with two outs, but was left stranded.
Mount St. Mary's concludes its 13 games in Florida on Sunday against North Florida. Game time is 1:30 p.m.