Trinty Softball Endures Tough Weekend At Bowdoin
Brunswick, Maine - The Bowdoin College Polar Bear softball team pounded out 20 runs, 31 hits and 11 extra base hits to take a doubleheader sweep of the visiting Trinity College Bantams this afternoon, 7-0, and 13-5. The Polar Bears improve to 20-8 overall and 3-3 in the NESCAC and complete a three-game weekend sweep of their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) East Division foe. Trinity drops to 8-14 overall and 2-7 in the NESCAC.
Melissa DellaTorre tossed a one-hit shutout to earn the victory in the opener. The Polar Bears scored twice on a Casey Correa double and a Hannah Wurgaft single in the fourth and erupted for four runs in the fifth thanks to run-scoring hits from Gen Barlow, Wurgaft and Courtney Colantuno. Sophomore Claire Prosperi (Northbrook, Ill.) had the lone hit for Trinity, a single in the third inning. Senior co-captain Katherine Poulos (Wilton, Conn.) took the loss for the Bantams, allowing six earned runs and striking out five in six innings.
The Polar Bears built a 9-1 lead but had to stave off a late rally by Trinity in game two. Barlow had a two-run double in the first frame and delivered a grand slam in the fourth. Trinity rookie 2B Miranda Riendeau-Card (Bowdoinham, Maine) had a homer for Trinity while jnior OF Amelia Mostovoy (San Francisco, Calif.) had two hits in the loss. Freshman RHP Katerina Kolbe (Washington, D.C.) earned the loss in the Trinity circle. DellaTorre picked up the win for Bowdoin with 1.1 innings of relief of Tricia Thibodeau, who went 4.2 frames and allowed three earned runs.