They might be right where they want to be, but the Boston University softball team will have to perform well against the University of Maryland-Baltimore County this weekend to stay there.
Boston University freshman pitcher Taylor Cowan waited for nearly two months for her first collegiate start in the circle.
One day after scoring five runs off the No. 22 University of Massachusetts-Amherst’s sophomore ace Sara Plourde, the Boston University softball team could only muster four runs against Bryant University. It was more than enough, however, for the Terriers to secure a 4-0 shutout win and gather some momentum heading into a weekend showdown with America East conference foe, the University of Maryland-Baltimore County.
Despite a grand slam off the bat of junior centerfielder April Setterlund, the Boston University softball team was unable to complete a comeback last night against No. 22 University of Massachusetts-Amherst, falling 7-5. The grand slam put Setterlund in sole possession of the program’s single-season RBI record with 48 RBIs through 34 games.
University of Massachusetts-Amherst sophomore pitcher Sara Plourde got the best of the Boston University softball team last Wednesday by throwing a two-hit gem en route to a 3-0 win.
Junior outfielder April Setterlund tied the single-season RBI record when she knocked in her 44th run in Boston University’s 4-3 loss to the University at Albany on Sunday. The record came in the midst of a relatively quiet weekend for Setterlund, who went 3-for-8 in three games with three RBIs.
After a rough week against a pair of non-conference opponents, the Boston University softball team bounced back this weekend, going 2-1 in a three-game series against the University at Albany.
In the end, the Boston University softball team was just a few feet away from finishing off its biggest comeback of the season.
The Boston University softball team’s eight-game winning streak came to an end on Wednesday night as they lost 3-0 to the No. 25 University of Massachusetts.
The Boston University softball team will face a litmus test of sorts today at No. 23 University of Massachusetts-Amherst. The Terriers (18-10) are riding an eight-game win streak, but will have their hands full with the Minutewomen (21-7), who enter with a seven-game win streak of their own.