Blue Jays Get Past JWU Softball 3-2 in GNAC Tournament

Blue Jays Get Past JWU Softball 3-2 in GNAC Tournament

BOSTON – Three runs in the fourth inning pushed the University of Saint Joseph past the Johnson & Wales University softball team in the GNAC Tournament on Thursday. The Blue Jays defeated the Wildcats, 3-2.

Records:
Saint Joseph (Conn.): 24-17
Johnson & Wales: 21-19

Statistical Leaders:
Shari Minalga: 2-3, 1 R
Meghan Gavin: 1-3, 1 RBI

Of Note:
Johnson & Wales will play the loser of the Saint Joseph's vs. Emmanuel game on Friday. Game time is yet to be determined.

Shari Minalga got a two-out single in the second. Kristin Frost roped a double to left field to bring in the first run.

Simmons tied the game with an Isabella Russo triple in the fourth. A pair of errors allowed the Sharks to take a 3-1 lead.

The Wildcats got a run back in the fifth when Brenna DuPerry had a leadoff double and came around to score on a Meghan Gavin ground out.

Unfortunately, USJ pitcher Amaria Sharon retired the last seven Wildcats to end the game.