Trinity Softball Splits Twinbill At Western Connecticut

Trinity Softball Splits Twinbill At Western Connecticut

Danbury, Conn. - The visiting Trinity College Bantam softball team earned a doubleheader split with the Western Connecticut State University Colonials at Westside Field this evening.  The Bantams captured the opener, 2-1, before the Colonials worked out a 5-3 victory in the nightcap.  Trinity moves to 12-17, while Western Connecticut is now 16-19.
 
In the opener, Trinity freshman hurler Hannah King (Kennebunk, Maine) went the distance to earn the victory and is now 10-9 from the center circle.  She allowed four hits, one earned run, stuck out four and walked two.  The Bantams broke a 1-1 tie in the fourth inning following an RBI double from junior OF Christina Galese (Fairfield, N.J.) which scored senior tri-captain 1B Kerry McCarthy (Andover, Mass.).  Bantam senior OF Amelia Mostovoy (San Francisco, Calif.) drove in sophomore 2B Miranda Riendeau-Card (Bowdoinham, Maine) to tie the score at 1-1 in the second inning.  Galese and freshman Elizabeth McQuaid (Lowell, Mass.) led Trinity's hitting attack with a pair of hits each.  Emily Cintorino (Bristol, Conn.) suffered the loss for Western and is now 5-6 in her first season.  She allowed both runs on four hits, struck out four and walked two over three and two-thirds innings.
 
In the nightcap, Stephanie Moss (Brookfield, Conn.) improved to 5-4 on the season after allowing three runs, two of them earned on six hits over five innings.  She allowed one walk.  Alexandra Sabith (Meriden, Conn.) earned her second save of the year after retiring the side in order in the sixth and seventh innings for the winners.  She struck out four of the six Bantams to come to the plate.  Alison Russo (Danbury, Conn.) was 3-for-3 to head the Colonials' nine-hit attack.  McQuaid went 2-for-3 and drove in a run for Trinity in the nightcap, while King tossed 4.2 innings of scoreless relief for the Bantams.

Game 1 box score

Game 2 box score