March 7, 2015
FORT MYERS, Fla. – After tallying a combined 20 runs in the previous 10 games, the Boston University softball team’s offense exploded with 18 in a doubleheader split on Saturday afternoon at the FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Spring Break Classic.
The Terriers (1-13) rallied from a five-run deficit to send the first game to extra innings but ultimately fell short in a 10-7 (10 inn.) loss to LIU Brooklyn (5-16). Unable to score more than one run in each of the previous six contests, BU kept the bats going against Quinnipiac (1-6) with three runs in the first en route to a 11-2 six-inning run-rule victory.
Five women finished with at least three hits on the day, highlighted by freshman Emma Wong tallying five singles and four runs scored. Both junior Lauren Hynes and senior Emily Felbaum collected a pair of doubles to help lead the offense.
In the circle, Hynes (1-3) went just 2.2 innings in the first contest against the Blackbirds, allowing five runs, but bounced back with four scoreless innings of relief in the second to collect the victory. Sophomore Makinna Akers (0-3) relieved Hynes in the top of the third and pitched 5.1 scoreless before allowing an unearned run in the ninth and four runs in the 10th.
The Terriers will conclude the FGCU Spring Break Classic against Quinnipiac on Sunday (March 8) at 9 a.m.
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