Trinity Softball Hits Ten Wins with Sweep of Wesleyan
Hartford, Conn. – First-year Miranda Riendeau-Card (Bowdoinham, Maine) hit two homeruns in Game Two and junior Amelia Mostovoy (San Francisco, Calif.) collected three this, including a clutch fifth-inning single, in Game One, as the Trinity College Bantams picked up two wins (6/5-1/4) over the visiting Wesleyan University Cardinals in NESCAC softball action this afternoon on Campus Field. Trinity improved to 10-14 on the season, while Wesleyan drops to 8-19 on the year.
The afternoon ended with an exclamation point, as Wesleyan crawled their way back from a 5-1 hole, to cut the lead to 5-4 in the seventh inning. With two outs and a runner at second base, a hard-hit single to center by sophomore Marissa Davila (West Windsor, N.J.) looked like it might tie the game at 5-5, but Trinity sophomore CF Christina Galese (Fairfield, N.J.) scooped the ball and made a pinpoint throw to home plate for the out to end the game.
Senior Lindsey Gibbons (Basking Ridge, N.J.) earned two wins on the mound today, doubling her season’s win total to a 4-0 record. In Game One, Gibbons pitched three innings, allowing just one base runner and no runs to earn the win, before going seven innings in Game Two, surviving the late Wesleyan threat to seal her second win of the afternoon.
Trinity and Wesleyan were knotted at 1-1 in the fifth inning of Game One, but with one out, sophomore Abigail Ostrom (Carlisle, Mass.) singled and Riendeau-Card doubled, before Mostovoy came up with a clutch two-run single to put Trinity up for good, snapping an eight-game losing skid for the Bantams.
Wesleyan senior Alexis Kral (Northvale, N.J.) led the Wesleyan offense, collecting four hits and four RBI on the afternoon, while junior Allee Beatty (Reading, Conn.) and Davila picked up three hits apiece in Game Two. First-year Haylle Reidy (Old Saybrook, Conn.) came up with some clutch pitching, escaping several jams early in Game One, before Trinity’s big fifth inning.