Softball wins in thrilling fashion on opening day

Softball wins in thrilling fashion on opening day

Storrs, CT – Huskies win with late match heroics on opening day, beat Army 5-4.

Marybeth Olson received the start off in the circle for the Huskies. She went 3.1 innings with just one strikeout. 

Olivia Sappington would open up the scoring for the Huskies in the next inning on a single to center, scoring Lexi Hastings. Jana Sanden would include to the lead with a double in the third scoring Rosie Garcia providing the Huskies a 2- direct. 

The Black Knights would just take the guide in the fourth inning 3-2.

Elise Sokolsky arrived in relief for Olson. She completed the video game for the Huskies likely 3.2 innings, and struck out five. 

The Black Knights would increase a different in the sixth extending their guide to 4-2. The Huskies would get a a great deal necessary spark from Sappington in the sixth. She hit a solo shot to proper, her fourth on the 12 months to trim the deficit to one. 

The Huskies rallied in the seventh scoring two operates to earn the ball recreation. Garcia hit a sac fly, scoring Briana Marcelino to tie it at 4. Sanden would supply the video game winner, on a one to remaining, scoring Reese Guevarra. This is the 2nd time this yr the Huskies have scored a wander off win.

UConn will be again in motion this weekend as they welcome DePaul for a 3 match established in Storrs. 

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