Written by Andrew Capitelli (SJC-LI Sports Information)
Patchogue, NY| The St. Joseph's College (L.I.) softball team was handed a pair of losses, 9-2 and 3-0, by William Paterson University in a non-conference doubleheader at the SJC Softball Stadium on Wednesday evening.
With the losses the Golden Eagles slip to 12-10 on the year as the Pioneers improve to 18-6.
Paterson 9, SJC 2
Falling behind early, the Golden Eagles surrendered five runs in the first inning and three in the second before holding the Pioneers in the third.
Paterson extended its lead to 9-0 in the top of the fourth before SJC got on the board when Valeria Scura (1-for-3) scored Sandra Foster (2-for-3) with a groundout to short. Later in the inning, Ashley Accardi (1-for-1) cut the St. Joseph's deficit to seven runs (9-2) with a single up the middle that scored Kathryn Kamalic (0-for-1).
Paterson 3, SJC 0
Scoreless after two, Paterson broke the ice in the top of the third when Christine Griffith (0-for-2) scored Alex Grubiak (2-for-3) with a sac fly.
Grubiak doubled the guests' lead in the top of the fourth when her single up the middle sent Kim Fryer (1-for-3) home, and Nicole Fryer (1-for-3) wrapped the evening's scoring with an RBI single in the top of the seventh.
Blydenburgh (0-1) took the loss for SJC in a contest that saw her side limited to only three hits.
The Golden Eagles return to action on Thursday, April 13 when they host the College of Mount St. Vincent in a Skyline Conference doubleheader at 12:00 pm. Live stats for both games will be available here.