Softball: Eagles Sweep Southern Vermont, Even Up NECC Record
- Courtesy Southern Vermont Sports Information -
Bennington, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College softball team was swept in an NECC doubleheader against Daniel Webster losing game one 17-9 and the nightcap 14-10, despite a valiant comeback, Thursday afternoon at Willow Park Field. Sophomore captain Alyssa Davis led the Mountaineers with two home runs and six RBI's on the night.
The Mountaineers fell to 3-22 (1-11 NECC), and the Eagles improved to 11-14 overall (6-6 NECC).
SVC fell behind early in game one and was mercy ruled after giving up 17 runs and committing five errors.
Sophomore Gabby Remillard (3-12) took the loss for Southern Vermont. Eagles sophomore Lauren Chesnulevich (5-7) got the win in the circle striking out six and walking eight in the complete game victory.
Sophomore Kayla Whitman led SVC going 3-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI. Remillard went 2-for-2 with a home run and two runs scored. Davis and sophomore Tasha Smith each went 1-for-3 with two RBI's.
Chesnulevich led the Eagles going 3-for-4 with six RBI's including a grand slam in-the-park home run. Freshman Eagle Julie Medeiros went 3-for-5 and knocked four runs for Daniel Webster in the victory.
In game two the Mountaineers only down 4-2 after four innings gave up eight runs in the fifth inning making it 12-2. SVC avoided the mercy rule knocking in five runs and bring it with five (12-7). After a scoreless sixth for both squads the Eagles scored two in the seventh and the Mountaineers tallied three but it was not enough as they fell 14-10.
Remillard (3-13) took the loss for Southern Vermont. Eagles senior Kristina Rieger (6-5) got the win in the circle striking out two and walking four in the complete game victory.
Whitman went 4-for-5 with four RBI's in the second game as she was a home run away from hitting for the cycle. Davis went 3-for-4 with four RBI's and crushed two home runs.
Rieger led the Eagles offensively as well going 2-for-4 tallying four RBI's on two monster doubles.