UMW Softball Tops Neumann, Messiah on Friday in South Carolina

UMW Softball Tops Neumann, Messiah on Friday in South Carolina

The University of Mary Washington softball team closed its spring trip to Myrtle Beach with wins over Neumann College and Messiah College on Friday. The Eagles improve to 6-2 on the season.

Using a four-run first inning, the Eagles topped Neumann, 7-2, in the opener. Hannah Williams led the offense with three hits, including a double, and drove in three runs. First baseman Emily Briggs had a pair of hits, an RBI, and two runs scored. Olivia Tatara drove in a pair of runs. Hannah Otterman picked up the win for UMW.

In the nightcap, the Eagles fell behind, 2-0, but tied the game with a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth. Hannah Hautz hit the game-winning double with two outs in the seventh, scoring Brittany Scites. Scites led the Eagles with three hits, while Alex Tenney added a pair of hits. Erin Stinson gained the win in relief for the Eagles.

UMW will return to action on Thursday when they host Randolph-Macon College at 3:30 p.m.