March 16, 2011
Quinnipiac Softball Defeats Boston University, 2-1
CLEARWATER, Fla. - The Quinnipiac University softball team defeated
Boston University, 2-1, in a game held in Clearwater, Fla. With the
win, the Bobcats improve to 9-10, while the Terriors drop to 8-6 on
Quinnipiac junior Heather
Schwartzburg (Mission Viejo, Calif.) struck-out 14 batters on
her way to her team-leading fifth win of the 2011 season.
Schwartzburg scattered five hits over seven innings.
Boston University scored the game's first run in the bottom of the
first inning. The Terriers' lead-off batter reached first base
after she was hit by a pitch, followed by a double to left-center
field. Chelsea Kehr grounded out to the shortstop, allowing Jayme
Mask to score on a fielder's choice.
Quinnipiac answered with two runs in the top of the second when Jacqueline
Ristow's (Seal Beach, Calif.) two-run single scored Bridget
Figmin (Stratford, Conn.) and Ashley
Heiberger (Sioux Falls, S.D.). Ristow led the Bobcats as she
went 1-3, driving in two runs, while Figmic went 2-3 with a run
The Bobcats return to action at the University of South Florida The
Game Tournament this weekend, March 18-20. Quinnipiac plays North
Florida and Winthrop on Friday, at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., respectively.
The Bobcats then face Dartmouth and Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday
at 3:00 and 5:30 p.m., before taking on Buffalo on Sunday at 9:30