ORLANDO, Fla. –( March 3)Freshman Mary Cate Scott led the softball team to a pair of wins in today's games against Sacred Heart and Holy Cross. The Explorers overtook Sacred Heart 2-1 before defeating Holy Cross in the final inning with a score of 4-3.
The game was tied 3-3 at the end of the fifth inning against Holy Cross. In the top of the seventh, the Explorers scored a clutch go-ahead run to make the score 4-3. They successfully held off the Crusaders to earn their third win in the last three games.
Scott threw a complete game against Sacred Heart and served as a reliever against Holy Cross, picking up two more wins in the process. She has now improved her record to 3-0 as an Explorer.
With today's success, the softball squad improves to 3-1 on the season. The Explorers return to the field on Tuesday to take on South Dakota and Loyola Chicago at 9 AM and 1 PM, respectively.