Softball Concludes Spring Break with Friday Split

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CLERMONT, Fla. – The Bowdoin softball team concluded its Florida trip with a Friday split against St. Olaf and Ramapo.

The Polar Bears return to Maine with an 11-6 record after falling 3-1 to St. Olaf (6-3), and defeating Ramapo (6-6) by a 10-1 margin.

Game One Highlights

  • St. Olaf took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first off an RBI single by Hannah Matthies.
  • The Lions tacked on two more runs in the following inning as Emily Carr cranked a two-run double.
  • Bowdoin got on the board in the fourth as a bases loaded walk by Kasey Cunningham pushed Natasha Fingar across the plate.
  • Allison Rutz suffered the loss with five innings of work and six hits allowed. The senior fanned three.
  • Kate Hoadley pitched two innings, allowing as many hits and two strikeouts.
  • Cunningham was the only Polar Bear to record a hit.
  • Cunningham and Karlye Pallotta both had a stolen base.

Game Two Highlights

  • The Bowdoin offense came alive in game two and scored steadily throughout the six innings.
  • Rutz started the Polar Bears off with a two-run single down the right field line in the first.
  • Ruby Siltanen added two more with a homer to left center in the fourth.
  • Samantha Valdivia and Maddie Rouhana each tagged a double in the fifth, with Valdivia driving in Cunningham and Rouhana recording two RBI.
  • Ramapo's only run came in the bottom of the fifth off a single to left.
  • Bowdoin iced the game in the sixth with three more runs. Valdivia had an RBI single and Rouhana added a sacrifice fly to left. Valdivia eventually came around to score on a wild pitch.
  • Siltanen earned the win with five innings of work and seven this allowed, while fanning five. Samantha Roy pitched one inning and recorded two K's.
  • Pallotta, Valdivia, and Rouhana all had multiple hits.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears return north for a NESCAC series at Trinity beginning on March 29.