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Bryant drops a pair against LIU on Sunday

Photo Credits: Dave Silverman
Photo Credits: Dave Silverman

Smithfield, R.I. - The Bryant Univeristy softball team dropped both games against Long Island by scores of 11-1 and 11-2 on Sunday.

Game 1: LIU 11, Bryant 1
Game 2: LIU 11, Bryant 2
Conaty Park (Smithfield, R.I.)
W | L | S: Game 1: Tallie Woodson (9-1) | Caroline Paolantonio (0-3)
W | L | S: Game 2: Haley Irvis (4-0) | Jocelyn Bodington (2-8)

Coach French's Comments

"Obviously not the result we wanted on the scoreboard, but I'm proud of these kids for how hard they played. We are missing a lot of kids, but the energy and effort were there today".

Key moment (Game 1)

  • The Sharks scored six runs in the first inning.

How it Happened (Game 1)

  • In the top of the first, Long Island scored six runs on five RBI singles (6-0).
  • The Sharks hit an RBI single to the pitcher extending their lead to seven in the top of the second (7-0).
  • In the top of the third, LIU hit an RBi single up the middle bringing in two runs (9-0).
  • Long Island slapped a two-run home run to left field in the top of the fourth (11-0).
  • Morgan Powell hit a two-out single through the infield, which set up Megan Marcel, who hit an RBI double, in the bottom of the fourth (11-1).

Stats(Game 1)

Key Moment (Game 2)

  • Long Island scored five runs in the top of the second making their lead six.

How it Happened (Game 2)

  • In the top of the first, LIU scored the first run of the game on an RBI single (1-0).
  • The Sharks added five runs to their lead on two doubles and two singles in the top of the second (6-0).
  • Alexandra Hickey was hit by a pitch with two outs. Barley then hit an RBI double followed by an RBI single for Powell in the bottom of the fourth (6-2).
  • In the top of the fifth, Long Island registered three runs on two Bulldog errors and an RBI single (9-2).
  • LIU scored the final two runs of the game on an RBI single in the top of the sixth (11-2).

Stats (Game 2)

  • Toni Camarillo, Barley, and Powell recorded hits.
  • Powell and Barley produced RBIs.
  • Bilodeau stole a base.
  • Kylie Kenney and Bodington each had one strikeout.

Game Notes

  • Caroline Paolantonio recorded the first hit of her career.
  • Camarillo, Barley, and Trystan Salvador all have ten hits this season.
  • Marcel and Barley lead the team with four doubles after the doubleheader.

Next Up

The Bulldogs will play a doubleheader on the road against Merrimack on Thursday.