Delaware hands the Seahawks a backhand Sunday


WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Delaware scored four unearned runs in the first two innings to give UNCW an 8-3 loss in Colonial Athletic Association softball action at Boseman Field on Sunday afternoon.

The Blue Hens, 17-10 (1-2 CAA), avoided the sweep to open conference play after losing two games Saturday. The Seahawks, 20-5 (2-1 CAA), conclude their non-conference program at NC State on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Raleigh, NC

Delaware had great days with top hitters Hanna Garber and Brooke Glanden, who combined four hits, three runs and a walk. The duo reached the first two at bats of the game to set up a first inning three run for the Blue Hens, who never trailed in the game.

UNCW was led by right fielder Morgan Britt, who had two hits and three stolen bases, a season high. Senior Janel Gamache and freshman Mackenzie Amodeo joined Britt with two-hit games.

Rookie Graceyn Frost pitched her second full game of the weekend to earn her eighth win of the season for the Blue Hens. junior pitcher Amberlyne Pearce was scored for four unearned runs in 1.1 innings in the circle for the Seahawks.

PLAY NOTES: The Seahawks made four mistakes… Kara Hammock followed its full game yesterday with three innings on Sunday…The loss ended a three-game winning streak for the Seahawks…Delaware made its first trip to Wilmington since the 2018 season…UNCW had four stolen bases… jada santiago made her second start of the season … Three Delaware batters reached for hits.


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