Letourneau homers twice as Softball downs Washington & Jefferson

Holly Letourneau

LEESBURG, Fla. --- Becker freshman infielder Holly Letourneau (Woonsocket, R.I. / Woonsocket) hit her first two career home runs as the Becker College softball team split their Friday afternoon contests at the PFX Spring Games at Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex in Leesburg, Florida, falling to Husson University 9-3 before rebounding with a resounding 5-3 victory over Washington & Jefferson College.

THE BASICS
March 12, 2020
Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex, Leesburg, Fla.
Game 1 - Score: Husson 9, Becker 3
Game 2 - Score: Becker 5, Washington & Jefferson 3

FOR THE HAWKS

  • Letourneau had two solo shots against the Presidents, homering to left field in the top of the third before going yard again in the top of the fifth on a shot to right center.
  • Freshman pitcher Lindsay Mitchell (Billerica, Mass. / Billerica Memorial) picked up her first career win against Washington & Jefferson, allowing just two earned runs over five innings while striking out three. Sophomore pitcher Ashley Veillette (Danielson, Conn. / Killingly) picked up the save in relieve, allowing just one hit over two innings.
  • Freshman outfielder Cassidy Pigott (Brookline, N.H. / Hollis Brookline) went three-for-six on the day, scoring two runs and stealing a base.
  • Freshman leftfielder Tristan Santiago (Mastic, N.Y. / William Floyd) had her first career home run against the Eagles of Husson, driving in two runs with a shot to right center in the bottom of the fourth. Santiago had already driven in a run to give Becker the lead off an RBI groundout in the bottom of the second.
  • Senior first baseman Samantha Buzgo (Beacon Falls, Conn. / Woodland Regional) went one-for-two on the day with an RBI single against the Presidents.
  • Sophomore second baseman Emma Perry (East Bridgewater, Mass. / East Bridgewater) had an RBI single in the top of the second to tie up the game against Washington & Jefferson at 1-1.

UP NEXT
The Hawks are back on the field on Friday to wrap up their Florida trip, opponents to be announced.

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