Monday, January 26, 2015 - 3:27:40 AM

Local Sports

Print Friendly | Bookmark and Share

Bearcats fall in opener, face elimination Friday

STONY BROOK, NY – Alexa Toole and Charlene Castro each clubbed a two-run home run, leading Albany (30-10) to an 8-7 win over Binghamton (21-24) in an America East Tournament first-round game at University Field on Thursday afternoon. The Bearcats now face UMBC at 1:30 p.m. on Friday in an elimination game while the Great Danes move into the winners’ bracket to meet Stony Brook at 11 a.m. The Seawolves defeated the Retrievers 16-1 in five innings.

The Bearcats nearly came back from an 8-4 deficit with two outs in the top of the seventh inning. Freshman outfielder Bridget Hunt, who finished the game 4-for-4 with four RBI, tripled home a pair of runs. She was singled home one batter latter by freshman third baseman Crysti Eichner. The game ended one batter later on a line out.  Hunt becomes the first player in school history to hit for the cylce.

With the score tied at 1-1 in the bottom of the third inning, the Great Danes clubbed three home runs and scored five times. Kelly Costello led off the frame with a home run while Toole and Castro followed with their two-run shots.

Senior second baseman Jessica Bump trimmed the deficit to 6-3 with a two-run home run in the top of the fifth inning. One inning later, freshman outfielder Bridget Hunt doubled home sophomore first baseman Lisa Cadogan.

The Great Danes tacked on a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Vicky McFarland and Maggie Cocks both had RBI singles.

Hunt, who also had a solo home run in the top of the second inning, is the first Binghamton player to record a four-hit game since current junior Caytlin Friis and current senior Mikala King both did so against Delaware on Feb. 17, 2012.

Brittany MacFawn improved to 17-5 while senior pitcher Demi Laney fell to 13-11 with the loss.

(Courtesy: BU Athletics)


View Related Articles: BU, (Col) BU Bearcats, (Col) Softball or comment on this one below.

blog comments powered by Disqus


Back Back

Binghamton web design and website hosting by EFX internet  EFX internet


Additional Articles


Binghamton Men's Hoops falls to Stony Brook at home 61-54 VIEW VIDEO
VESTAL, N.Y. - Sophomore guard Marlon Beck led four players in double figures with 15 points but Stony Brook's Carson Puriefoy netted 27, including 14 of his team's final 16 points and the visiting... more

B-Sens Prince and Widemann Compete in AHL All Star Skill Competition VIEW VIDEO
In the Puck Control Relay, Shane Prince, Providence's Alexander Khokhlachev and Worcester's Matt Taormina took home a point for the Eastern Conference on the First Heat but B-Sens Chris Wideman and... more

BU Women's Hoops dropped by Seawolves 67-54
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – Sabre Proctor had a game-high 14 points and Kori Bayne-Walker added 13 points, leading Stony Brook (11-9, 4-3 AE) to a 67-54 win over Binghamton (4-16, 2-5 AE) in an America East... more

Sunday High School Hockey VIEW VIDEO
Scores Union-Endicott 10 - Binghamton 2 Final Johnson City 2 - Maine-Endwell 6 Final... more

B-Sens fall 3-2 in Overtime against Hershey VIEW VIDEO
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The Binghamton Senators fell 3-2 in overtime to their host Hershey Bears in the final game before the American Hockey League All-Star break.  Connor Carrick scored the game-winning... more

Newark Valley takes home first Section IV Dual Meet Tournament Title VIEW VIDEO
Quarterfinal BGAH (Bainbridge-Guilford-Afton-Harpursville) 55 - Chenango Forks 29 Final Union-Endicott 42 - Watkins Glenn 27 Final Semifinal Newark Valley 33 - Union-Endicott 32 Final... more

Saturday High School Hockey VIEW VIDEO
Chenango Valley 3 - Johnson City 0 Final Vestal 8 - Binghamton 0... more

Click here for more local sports...icon

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 A News Story

If you are looking for a copy of a news story that we recently aired, simply click here to find out how.

Breaking News

Do you have a tip or information about a breaking news story? Contact the FOX 40 News Desk at 607.798.0070 or send us an email .




Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Stumble It More...