Softball wraps up Florida trip with win over Inferno

2020 Becker Softball Team

CLERMONT, Fla. --- The Becker College softball team finished their 2020 trip at the PFX Spring Games at the Hancock Complex in Clermont, Florida on Friday, winning 5-0 over Alverno College and before falling just short to Worcester county rival Nichols College, 8-6.

March 13, 2020
Hancock Complex, Clermont, Fla.
Game 1 - Score: Becker 5, Alverno 0
Game 2 - Score: Nichols 8, Becker 6


  • Becker sophomore pitcher Ashley Veillette (Danielson, Conn. / Killingly) pitched a gem in the game one victory over the Inferno of Alverno, surrendering just two hits striking out nine in a seven-inning shutout win. Veillette also went two-for-three at the plate against Alverno, with an RBI single in the bottom of the third.
  • Freshman infielder Holly Letourneau (Woonsocket, R.I. / Woonsocket) continued her impressive run at the plate, with three hits on the day including a home run and two doubles. Letourneau drove in four runs on the day.
  • Sophomore catcher Emily Iacovelli (Northbridge, Mass. / Blackstone Valley Technical) went four-for-six on the day with a home run and two walks.
  • Junior shortstop Sarah Ellis (Berkley, Mass. / Bristol County Agricultural) tallied four hits on the day with two doubles and an RBI.


  • Prior to the game, the Becker College athletics department and the softball program recognized the outstanding senior class of this year's team as part as Senior Day. Senior first baseman Samantha Buzgo (Beacon Falls, Conn. / Woodland Regional), senior outfielder Isabelle Lathrop (Webster, Mass. / Bartlett) and senior second baseman Kyra Teixeira (Old Lyme, Conn. / Lyme-Old Lyme) were honored by coaches, family members and fans for their remarkable accomplishments with the Hawks, not only on the field but for the entire Becker community as a whole. Although their playing careers may be coming to an end, they will forever be part of the Hawks family.

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