April 27, 2006
Boston, MA - The softball team wrapped up their non-conference schedule this afternoon, falling to Boston University 4-1. Brown's lone run came in on a solo shot over the left field fence, from freshman Kelsey Wilson in the top of the sixth.
Through the first two innings freshman pitcher Michelle Moses kept the Terriers off the bases, striking three of the first six batters. Boston final got the first year hurler in the third inning as the Terriers put on their first two batters and brought them in on back to back singles later that inning for the 2-0 lead.
Junior Melissa Ota hit a two out double to left field, breaking Boston's no hitter and put a runner in scoring position for the Bears. But Ota was stranded at second as the Bear's next batter sophomore Amy Baxter grounded out to the pitcher for the final out of the fourth inning.
The Terriers tacked on two more runs in the fifth building their lead to 4-0. Wilson struck in the top half of the next inning hitting a two out homerun over the left fence, to break up the shut out.
The Bears threatened in the seventh as Baxter and freshman Kari Best hit back-to-back singles to put two on and no outs. Both were moved into scoring position a batter later, when freshman Ava Amini hit a ground ball to second but was unable to beat out the play. With Baxter at third and Best at second the Bears were unable to bring in the runs keeping the score 4-1 which was the final. Moses pitched the complete game seeing six innings of action, sacrificing four runs on seven hits and fanning eight batters in the loss.
The Bears will close out the 2006 season this Saturday, when they host Yale in an Ivy League doubleheader match-up. The game is scheduled to start at 12:00 p.m.