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Bryant defeats Holy Cross 3-0 at home

Photo Credits: Robert Hernandez
Photo Credits: Robert Hernandez

Smithfield, R.I. - The Bryant University softball team won their first game of the season in a 3-0 win over Holy Cross at Conaty Park on Sunday.

Game Information
Bryant 3, Holy Cross. 0
Location: Conaty Park (Smithfield, R.I.)
W | L | S: Jocelyn Bodington (1-1) | Yurchick (0-3) | Kylie Kenney (1)

Coach French's Comments

 "It was such a great feeling to be back out at Conaty Park after almost two years away, and even better to enjoy it with a win.  We got a phenomenal pitching effort, played solid defense, and got some timely hitting and that's a recipe for success in this game every time you play"

 

Key Moment 

  • In the bottom of the third inning, the Bulldogs scored three runs, which were the only runs scored during the game.

How it Happened 

  • Dakota Bilodeau and Trystan Salvador hit back-to-back singles to start off the third inning. Bilodeau stole third, and Salvador stole second on the same pitch. Toni Camarillo then hit an RBI-single, bringing in Bilodeau for the first run of the game (1-0). Camarillo stole second, and during the next at-bat, Carlyn Hernandez hit into a fielder's choice scoring Salvador (2-0). Camarillo then scored the final run of the game on a Crusader's wild pitch (3-0).

Stats/Game Notes

  • Camarillo and Hernandez each recorded a hit and an RBI.
  • Salvador registered her first career hit as a Bulldog. Bilodeau also had a hit on the day.
  • Bodington picked up her first win of the season and produced three strikeouts. 
  • Kenney received the save in relief.
  • Sarah McKeveny pitched three innings of relief and posted a strikeout.
  • Bulldogs won their first game of the season.

 Next Up

 The Bulldogs will host UMASS in a doubleheader on Tuesday beginning at 2 PM.