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.
Saint Joseph (Conn.): 24-17
Johnson & Wales: 21-19
Johnson & Wales will play the loser of the Saint Joseph's vs. Emmanuel game on Friday. Game time is yet to be determined.
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.
Unfortunately, USJ pitcher Amaria Sharon retired the last seven Wildcats to end the game.