BOSTON – The Johnson & Wales University softball team wrapped up the conference schedule on Sunday with a doubleheader sweep at Suffolk. The Wildcats took game one, 5-1, then scored five times in the top of the eighth to win game two, 10-6.
Suffolk: 19-16, 9-5 GNAC
Johnson & Wales: 20-18, 11-5 GNAC
Suffolk got a run back in the fifth, but gave it right back to the Wildcats in the seventh with an error that plated Meghan Gavin.
JWU hurler Kristin Frost went the distance to get her eighth win of the year. She struck out a career-high 12 batters.
An error in the top of the second allowed JWU to get out to a 2-0 lead in game two.
The Wildcats built a 5-1 lead in the top of the fifth. Frost drew a bases loaded walk, Brenna DuPerry delivered an RBI single then Antaya provided a sacrifice fly.
JWU batted around in the eighth and scored five times with only two balls leaving the infield. The Wildcats scored runs on a passed ball, wild pitch and infield single.
Johnson & Wales will be at home on Tuesday at 4 p.m. in either a GNAC first round game against Albertus Magnus or a doubleheader versus Framingham State.