Written by Andrew Capitelli (SJC-LI Sports Information)
Madison, NJ| The St. Joseph's College (L.I.) softball team saw its nine-game winning streak snapped after splitting a non-conference doubleheader with FDU-Florham, 1-2 and 15-1, on the road on Sunday afternoon.
The split sees the Golden Eagles move to 12-8 on the year as the Devils go to 8-15.
FDU 2, SJC 1
The Devils broke the deadlock in the fourth inning via a Paige Lille solo homer, but SJC found an equalizer in the top of the fifth inning when Elizabeth Rohme (2-for-2) scored Jillian McFadzen (1-for-1) with an RBI-single to right.
After a scoreless pair of innings FDU would earn the walk-off victory in the bottom of the seventh when Liz Kelly scored Frannie Jarin with a sacrifice fly.
SJC 15, FDU 1 (5 innings)
After a scoreless first inning, SJC exploded for nine runs in the second inning. Valerie Scura (1-for-4) got the scoring started with a 2-RBI single up the middle, and Elise Garu's (3-for-3) 2-RBI double to left wrapped the inning's scoring.
Up 10-0 in the top of the fifth, SJC tacked on five more runs to go up 15-0 before to FDU's Rebecca DeCarlo notched a solo homer in the bottom of fifth (15-0) for the afternoon's last score.
The Golden Eagles return to action on Wednesday, April 10 when they host William Paterson in a non-conference doubleheader at 4:00 pm. Live stats available here.