Polar Bears Post Monday Split in Softball

Caroline Rice drove in Bowdoin's first run of the day with a triple and added a stolen base in the second game.
Caroline Rice drove in Bowdoin's first run of the day with a triple and added a stolen base in the second game.

CLERMONT, Fla. – The Bowdoin softball team split a pair of games on Monday afternoon against New Paltz and Wooster.

The Polar Bears (7-3) won their first game of the day 3-1 over New Paltz (3-5) and suffered a 5-0 setback to Wooster (5-7).

Game One Highlights

  • New Paltz got on the board first with a flyout to left in the top of the first.
  • Bowdoin responded with a pair of runs in the bottom half of the inning. Caroline Rice tagged an RBI triple and Claire McCarthy singled to drive in Rice.
  • Jordan Gowdy added the game's final run in the third, scoring on a passed ball.
  • Gowdy, McCarthy, and Allison Rutz all went 2-for-3 at the plate.
  • Kate Hoadley pitched all seven innings with five strikeouts, three walks, and four hits allowed.

Game Two Highlights

  • Wooster exploded for four runs in the first inning, while Bowdoin would never break through.
  • A pair of walks and fielder's choice plays allowed Wooster to take a 4-0 lead.
  • Marina Roski added an RBI double in the fourth.
  • Gowdy went 2-for-4 at the plate and Rice had a stolen base.
  • Samantha Roy started on the mound before Hoadley came in and recorded four innings of work with three strikeouts.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears play Fredonia and Worcester State on Tuesday morning.