The Binghamton Bearcats softball team topped the Maine Black Bears 5-4 in eight innings May 2 to clinch the third-seed in this week's America East Championship at Stony Brook.  Freshman Stephanie Bielec drove home the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning with a single.  The victory enabled the Bearcats to take two out of three games in the weekend series.  Binghamton finished the regular season with a record of 10-6 in America East and 20-18 overall.  Maine ends regular season play at 10-7 in conference action and 20-19 overall.

The Bearcats head to Long Island for the America East Championship Tournament.  They play number two seed Albany on Thursday at 3:30 PM.  Bearcat head coach Michelle Burrell speaks about the team's success over the past couple of weeks and what they face in the post-season ahead.  You can hear that interview with Roger Neel May 4 at 8:35 a.m. on News Radio 1290 WNBF.