Softball sweeps Mass Maritime

Ashley Veillette

BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. --- The Becker College softball team swept the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in both games of their double-header on Thursday evening in Buzzards Bay, winning 10-1 in game one and 9-2 in game two.

THE BASICS – GAME 1
April 4, 2019
Buzzards Bay, Mass.
Score: Becker 10, Mass. Maritime 1
Records: Hawks of Becker 7-10 | Buccaneers of Mass. Maritime 0-9

THE BASICS – GAME 2
April 4, 2019
Buzzards Bay, Mass.
Score: Becker 9, Mass. Maritime 2
Records: Hawks of Becker 8-10 | Buccaneers of Mass. Maritime 0-10

TOP HAWKS
• Freshman pitcher Ashley Veillette (Danielson, Conn. / Killingly) led Becker, going five-of-eight at the plate with a double and two RBI. Veillette also dominated from the circle, allowing just one hit and one earned run over five innings to win game one.
• Sophomore second baseman Alyssa Columb (Manchester, N.H. / Manchester Central) went four-for-eight on the day with four RBI and scoring two runs herself.
• Senior outfielder Vasia Murphy (Dracut, Mass. / Dracut) went four-of-seven with one double, two runs driven in and two runs scored.
• Sophomore shortstop Sarah Ellis (Berkley, Mass. / Bristol County Agricultural), the reigning NECC Player of the Week, went four-of-eight with two RBI and scoring two runs.
• Freshman outfielder Elizabeth Simonian (Auburn, Mass. / Auburn) went three-of-six with three runs scored.
• Senior center fielder Samantha Belenchia (Ansonia, Conn. / Ansonia) had two hits and three RBI on the day. She also got the start in the circle in game two, striking out four Buccaneers and allowing just two earned runs in seven innings.

UP NEXT
The Hawks are back on the field on Saturday when they travel to Bay Path University in a double-header rematch of last season's NECC Championship final beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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