Softball Falls to Rider

Softball Falls to Rider

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - The Saint Peter's softball team fell to the Rider Broncs in a doubleheader on Saturday. The Peacocks dropped the first game 5-4 and the second game 7-3.

"Another great outing and real competitive games; we got some clutch hits and made some nice defensive plays," said head coach Chris Stelma. "I am hoping to keep the hot bats going into next week."

Game 1

The Peacocks started Mary Mastriani who pitched a full game. Barbara Verrastro led the team with one run and two RBI's. 

The Peacocks were down 4-0 until the top of the fourth inning. Verrastro singled to right center and advanced a base on a throw which allowed Theamaris Ramirez and Alyssa Adams to score a run each. Tiffany Lambert then singled to second base and Barbara Verrastro headed for home base for a score. The Peacocks trailed the Broncs 4-3 following the inning.

In the top of the fifth Alyssa Adams singled up the middle and Schieler Collins reached home plate to tie the game at 4-4. Rider responded with a run and earned the 5-4 win.

Game 2

The Peacocks scored the first run of the game in the top of first. Nicole Feoli hit a sacrifice fly to the infield which scored Georgia Verrastro leading to a 1-0 edge.

The Peacocks continued to lead 2-0 in the top of the second after Harley Connors reached first base which pushed Barbara Verrastro to home base.

In the top of the third Ramirez homered to right field. The Peacocks were unable to hold the lead and Broncs won the game 7-3. 

Next Up

The Peacocks will host Drexel on April 17. The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 2 p.m.



Softball Falls to Rider
April 14, 2018 Softball Falls to Rider