Softball Picks Up Pair of Wins Over Regional Opponents

Jordan Gowdy recorded three RBIs in a pair of Thursday games
Jordan Gowdy recorded three RBIs in a pair of Thursday games

CLERMONT, Fla. – The Bowdoin softball team remained perfect with two more wins over Framingham State and Endicott of Thursday evening.

The Polar Bears climb to 4-0 after two days in Florida with a 12-7 win over Framingham State (2-6) and an 8-3 final against the Gulls (6-2).

Game One Highlights

  • Natasha Fingar and Natalie Edwards each tagged an RBI single in the opening inning. Samantha Valdivia added a two-run double to put Bowdoin up 4-0 after one.
  • The Rams put a pair of runs on the board in the bottom of the third and three more in the fourth to take a 5-4 lead.
  • Bowdoin responded with four runs in the fifth and sixth innings. A wild pitch with runners on second and third allowed Ali Miller to score. Edwards followed up with an RBI single and Emma Stevens added another. A bases loaded walk to Jordan Gowdy rounded out the inning.
  • Lauren O'Shea scored on a fielding error as Claire McCarthy put the ball in play. Fingar drove in two runs with a triple and Edwards added to her RBI total with a sacrifice fly.
  • Framingham State added two more runs in the sixth.
  • Ruby Siltanen started in the circle for Bowdoin and pitched five innings with three strikeouts, two walks, and seven hits allowed. Kate Hoadley pitched two innings with a pair of strikeouts.

Game Two Highlights

  • Bowdoin got on the board in the bottom of the first, following a passed ball.
  • In the second, Gowdy doubled to left and drove in a pair of runners. O'Shea tagged an RBI single and Caroline Rice added another.
  • Adrianna Favreau put the Gulls on the board in the top of the third, making the score 5-1.
  • Siltanen put the ball in play in the fifth, allowing Miller to score on an error.
  • Endicott again cut into the lead with a solo shot to left field.
  • Bowdoin put the game out of reach in the sixth with two more runs. Rice doubled to left center to drive in a run. Fingar drove in Andrea Dorsa with an RBI groundout to first.
  • Jamie Hopgood doubled to right in the final inning, but Endicott could not close the gap.
  • Allison Rutz pitched six innings for Bowdoin with 11 hits and five strikeouts. Hoadley struck out a pair in relief.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin plays Mt. St. Joseph's tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m.