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JWU Wins Twice in Florida

JWU Wins Twice in Florida

CLERMONT, Fla. – A pair of strong pitching performances and good defense gave the Johnson & Wales University softball team two wins on Friday during its spring break trip. The Wildcats started the day by downing Augustana, 3-2, then topped RPI, 4-3.

Johnson & Wales: 3-3

Statistical Leaders:
Jenna Conroy (JWU): 2-2 vs. AC
Ally Mishol (JWU): 2-3, 1 R, 2 RBI vs. RPI

Of Note:
A Brenna DuPerry double in the third inning scored Gabby Farino.

The Vikings got a run back in the fourth, but JWU came back with the winning runs in the sixth. Devin Scales ripped a two-run double to score MJ Bourgeois and Meghan Gavin.

Sophomore MJ Bourgeois tossed the first complete game of her collegiate career. She surrendered two runs, one earned, on five hits with three strikeouts.

RPI got out to a fast start with two runs in the first off JWU starter Kristin Frost.

Second baseman Ally Mishol drilled a double to score Shari Minalga. An error on Brenna DuPerry's grounder allowed Kayla McKinnon to score then Mishol crossed the plate on a Frost single.

Mishol drove in the eventual winning run with a single in the sixth to plate Kayla Prior.

Frost threw a complete game, striking out seven with six hits.  

Up Next:
The spring break trip wraps up Saturday against Defiance and Penn State Brandywine.