After splitting a doubleheader against the University of Hartford on Sunday afternoon, the Boston University softball team claimed the series and sole possession of second place in the America East Conference with a rubber-match win Monday.
The University of Hartford should regret the two days it set foot in the batting box this season against Boston University redshirt junior pitcher Cassidi Hardy.
The Boston University and University of Hartford softball teams entered yesterday tied for second place in the America East standings with 5-2 conference records.
The Boston University softball team had played five conference games over the course of five days before Thursday’s cross-town matchup with Harvard University.
Almost three weeks into the usually tepid spring season, yesterday was a day of both hot and cold for the Boston University softball team as the squad split a road doubleheader with conference foe the University of Maine.
Fresh off its three-game sweep of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County over the weekend, the Boston University softball team takes on the University of Maine in two more America East matchups on Wednesday.
The no-hitter is one of the greatest feats of endurance and precision in all of sports. Very few pitchers will ever get to feel the rush of putting down an entire team of hungry batters. In the history of Major League Baseball, there are a select few who can say they have done it.
On Thursday, the University of Connecticut avenged an early-season loss to the Boston University softball team, winning an extra-inning nail-biter, 2-1, in Storrs, Conn.
Thursday afternoon was a difficult one overall for the Boston University softball team. The Terriers (20-9, 1-1) lost a difficult away game by the score of 6-4 to Providence College (10-17). Mother Nature stopped any hope of BU revenge by dropping enough rain to cancel the second game of a Wednesday afternoon doubleheader.
On Monday, junior Cassidi Hardy, a two-time America East second-team selection, was honored as the America East Pitcher of the Week. Hardy did not allow a single earned run in two starts, pitching complete games in both wins.