Down 3-2 with a runner on first in the fifth inning, sophomore Sierra McConnell crushed a two-run homerun over the left center field fence to give Villanova the lead. That proved to be the difference makes as the Wildcats defeated Boston University 5-3 Saturday afternoon at the Eddie C. Moore Complex in Clearwater, Fla.
Up two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, a Villanova (5-9) error, wild pitch and passed ball allowed Boston College (10-7) to score three runs to come from behind and knock off the Wildcats 3-2 in extra innings.
After dropping a 1-0 pitcher's duel earlier to Cleveland State, the Villanova softball team (5-8) dropped its second game on Friday as Indiana State defeated the Wildcats 7-1 at the Eddie C. Moore Complex in game two of the USF Under Armour Showcase.
Despite 15 strikeouts by ace Kate Poppe, the Villanova softball team falls two games below .500 after dropping a 1-0 pitcher's duel to Cleveland State Friday morning in game one of the USF Under Armour Showcase in Clearwater, Fla.
Following a 2-4 weekend at the USF Under Armour Invitational, the Villanova softball team returns to Clearwater, Fla. to play five games in the USF Under Armour Showcase at the Eddie C. Moore Complex.