Softball splits with Princeton, Cornell
Harvard will close the week with doubleheaders against Yale
After dropping the first game of their doubleheader with Princeton, 4-1, on April 5, the Crimson came back to win the second, 11-3. Katherine Lantz ’15 and Kasey Lange ’14 both had three runs batted in, while Stephanie Regan ’13, Shelbi Olson ’14, and Emily Gusse ’15 all had strong performances at the plate. Jamie Halula ’16 pitched for the win.
The next day Harvard split another doubleheader with Cornell. The Crimson lost the first game, 10-7, but roared back to take the second, 11-2, on a walk-off grand slam by Haley Davis ’16. Harvard now stands at 4-4 in the Ivy. The Crimson edged BU in a non-conference game Tuesday, 2-1. They close out the week with back-to-back doubleheaders in a four-game set against Yale this Friday and Saturday.
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Pitcher Jamie Halula ’16 winds up. Halula pitched all five innings of a run-rule shortened game and came away the winner as the Crimson defeated Princeton, 11-3, in the second game of a doubleheader.
Emily Gusse ’15 fires to first to complete a double play after forcing out the runner at second. Gusse was 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs for the game.
Kasey Lange ’14 connects. Lange had two hits and knocked in three RBIs.
Stephanie Regan ’13 slides safely beneath the tag at second base. Regan was 3-for-6 with four runs for the day.
Jessica Ferri ’15 lays down a bunt that ended up going foul.
Second baseman Katie Lantz ’15 (right) catches a fly ball as right fielder Shelbi Olson ’14 looks on. Lantz later hit a walk-off single that clinched the win for the Crimson.
Haley Davis ’16 (from left), Zoe Galindo ’16, and Stephanie Regan ’13 are in high spirits as they break from a team huddle before the second game of their doubleheader.
Stephanie Regan ’13 rounds third base on her way to scoring from second on a teammate’s hit. Regan scored four times for the day.
Alyssa Siegmann ’16 takes a cut at a ball that went foul during the first game of the doubleheader.
Stephanie Regan ’13 (left) and Haley Davis ’16 run in from the outfield at the end of the inning.