The Central Connecticut softball team won a pair of one-run
games on Sunday and swept a Northeast Conference doubleheader vs.
St. Francis (PA) on Sunday. Central won the first game 6-5 and
held on for a 5-4 win in the second game. With the wins the Blue
Devils are now 10-9-1 overall and 2-0 in NEC play.
In game one, the Blue Devils took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI single from sophomore Kelsey Barlow. The Red Flash tied it up with a single run in the top of the second inning. Central took a 2-1 lead in the second on an RBI double from catcher Kat Knowles.
The Red Flash took a 4-2 lead with three runs in the fourth inning. Central committed a pair of errors in the inning, only two of the runs were earned. They led 5-2 after an unearned run in the top of the fifth.
The Blue Devils cut the lead to one, 5-4, when Barlow hit a two-run home run to right center with two outs in the bottom of the fifth.
Central scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a 6-5 lead. With the bases loaded and two outs, junior Rebecca Mussatti singled to center to score both runs and give the Blue Devils back the lead.
Sophomore Jordan Tingleypicked her fourth win on the mound for CCSU, pitching a complete game and allowing just three earned runs on nine hits while striking out three. After the Red Flash took a 5-2 lead, she retired seven of the final eight batters she faced, including five straight to end the game.
In the second game the Blue Devils took the lead with an RBI single in the first inning from Knowles. Freshman Tessa Browns's RBI groundout in the bottom of the third upped the lead to 2-0.
The lead reached 5-0 in the fifth inning. With one out, Brown doubled to deep right center to score two runs. She scored on an RBI double from Barlow.
The Red Flash scored four unearned runs in the top of the sixth inning to cut the lead to 5-4. Central made a pair of errors in the frame to help the Red Flash cut the lead to one.
Senior Elizabeth Montemurro pitched the complete a complete game for the Blue Devils to win her second game of the season. She did not allow an earned run and struck out three in the victory.
May 15, 2011 Montemurro Named to the NEC All-Tournament Team
May 13, 2011 Softball Falls in NEC Tournament Opener
May 12, 2011 Bruno Named to All-NEC Second Team
May 4, 2011 Wednesday's Softball Game Cancelled Due to Rain
May 3, 2011 Blue Devils Sweep Holy Cross
May 1, 2011 Softball Sweeps Mount to Improve to 11-9 in NEC
April 30, 2011 Softball Splits Extra Inning Doubleheader at Monmouth
April 27, 2011 Softball Splits With Fairfield on Wednesday
April 26, 2011 Softball Splits Doubleheader with Long Island on Tuesday
April 23, 2011 Saturday's Softball Doubleheader Pushed Back to 3 p.m.
April 23, 2011 Softball Swept By Bryant on Saturday
April 19, 2011 Softball Canceled at Siena on Wednesday
April 18, 2011 Softball Splits NEC Doubleheader at Wagner
April 17, 2011 Softball Drops Pair at Quinnipiac
April 16, 2011 Saturday's Softball Doubleheader Postponed Until Monday
April 12, 2011 Softball Splits Doubleheader with URI
April 10, 2011 Softball Splits with Robert Morris
April 7, 2011 Softball Runs Winning Streak to School Record 10 Games
April 5, 2011 Wednesday?s Softball Doubleheader Canceled
April 1, 2011 Head Softball Coach Jeff Franquet Coaches a Rare Double
March 25, 2011 Saturday's Softball Games Postponed
March 21, 2011 Tuesday's Softball Games at Holy Cross Postponed
March 17, 2011 Parking Directions for 2011 CCSU Softball Games
March 17, 2011 Softball Sweeps Yale in Doubleheader
March 13, 2011 Blue Devils Fall to #16 Nebraska
March 12, 2011 Softball Splits Doubleheader on Day Two at USF
March 11, 2011 Softball Drops a Pair of Games on Friday
March 10, 2011 Softball Falls to the Dutch National Team
March 5, 2011 Softball Finishes Hampton Lady Pirate Classic Undefeated
March 4, 2011 Softball Sweeps Day One at Hampton
March 3, 2011 Softball Splits With Coppin State
February 27, 2011 Blue Devils Fall to Temple Owls 14-6
February 27, 2011 Blue Devils Fall to Perfect Illinois State
February 26, 2011 Softball Tops Western Michigan for First Win of the Season
February 25, 2011 Blue Devils Fall to #5 Alabama
February 24, 2011 Softball Drops Season Opener at USF
January 18, 2011 Softball Announces Four Student-Athletes for the Class of 2015
November 10, 2010 Softball Set to Host Camp December 18 & 19
October 25, 2010 Faculty/Staff Win Annual Softball Game
October 19, 2010 2010 Blue Devil Softball Blood Bowl
October 18, 2010 Softball Defeats Alumni in Annual Game
October 5, 2010 Softball Named a Division 1 All-Academic Team
September 22, 2010 Softball Announces Brunch with the Devils on November 5
August 30, 2010 Softball Announces Tryouts for 2011 Season