Softball Earns First Season Win on Day Two of Their Spring Break Trip

Softball Earns First Season Win on Day Two of Their Spring Break Trip

Game 1 

Score: Nyack 8 | Ursuline 17 
Nyack record: 0-3 
Ursuline record: 1-0
Location: Clermont, FL

Game 2

Score: Nyack 9 | St. Rose 4
Nyack record: 1-3
St. Rose record: 0-2
Location: Clermont, FL

The Nyack College Softball continued its Flordia trip with two games on Friday. The Warriors would fall in the first match with a score of 17-8 before they earned their first win oft he 2018 campaign with a 9-4 win over St. Rose. With the win the Warriors improve to 1-3 overall record. 

In game 1 Ursuline was off to the better start scoring four times in the first inning. But Nyack would get one back after Alissa Brugnoli homered to center field in the bottom of the first, 1-4. Ursuline continued to add to their lead with a run scored each in the top of the second and the third inning making the score 7-1. However, Nyack refused to give up. Aferdita Sinanaj doubled to left field and Alissa Brugnoli reached home after an error by Ursuline. The Warriors would add another three runs in the same inning when Katie Lupinacci homered with Morgan Hans and Aferdita Sinanaj on base, 5-7 bottom of the third. Ursuline would add another pair of runs in the top of the 4th after a homerun. But Nyack continued to fight their way back into the game. Aferdita Sinanaj homered with Brittany Blair on base to cut the lead down to two in the bottom of the 4th. Lupinacci reach first on an error in the bottom of the 5th and Morgan Hans scored to make the score 8-9. Ursuline eventually sealed the deal with a 6 run inning in the top of the 6th before they added another pair in the final inning. The game ended with a final score of 17-8 in favor of Ursuline College. 

Game 2 saw Nyack face the College of St. Rose Golden Knights. Nyack got on the scoreboard first in the top of the first inning when Sinanaj singled and Alissa Brugnoli scored. The Warriors added another run in the top of 4th when Erin O'Brien reached first on an error and Gabrielle Placencia scored to give Nyack a 2-0 lead. St. Rose took the lead for the first time in the bottom of the 4th when they scored three runs, but got right back up scoring five of their own in the top of the 5th. Aferdita Sinanaj homered, Nicole Wisser scored after a Katalina Padilla single, and O'Brien, Padilla, and Placencia scored off an error. Nyack would add two more in the top of the 6th when Sinanaj and Nicole Wisser scored after a Placencia single. The Golden Knights would score a lone run in the bottom of the 7th to finish the game. 

Aferdita Sinanaj and Gabrielle Placencia led the Warriors with a combined 5 hits each on the day. Sinanaj also led the Warriors in rbi's with four and added two homeruns. 

Up Next:

The Warriors will be back tomorrow when they face Winona St. at 4:30 pm and Bentley at 7:00pm. Both games will be played at Legends Way in Clermont, FL.