Binghamton Bearcats Power Their Way to Victory Over Hartford
It was a beautiful Easter Sunday and the Binghamton Bearcats softball team responded with a power-hitting display to rock the Hartford Hawks at the Bearcats Sports Complex 10-3. The victory puts BU's season record at 18-18 overall and 8-3 in America East. The Hawks fall to 7-25 overall and 1-11 in conference competition.
Underclassmen paced the Bearcats offensive attack. Sophomore catcher Taylor Chaffee slammed a pair of home runs and drove in four runs for BU. Sophomore first baseman Lisa Cadogan had one home run and drove in two runs. Sophomore outfielder Sydney Harbaugh went 2-3 with two RBI. Junior shortstop Caytlin Friis was also 2-3 at the plate. Freshman outfielder Annika Wiesinger stretched her consecutive game hitting streak to 16 with a base hit.
The Bearcats host the Colgate Raiders this Wednesday in a non-conference doubleheader at 3 PM. With today's win BU was able to sweep the weekend series versus Hartford.