QUEENS, N.Y. – The Seton Hall softball team dropped both ends of a BIG EAST doubleheader at St. John’s on Saturday, falling in game one by a score of 7-1 before an 8-0 setback in five innings in game two. The Pirates (24-29, 7-11 BIG EAST) and Red Storm (27-19, 11-7 BIG EAST) will conclude the regular season with a series finale tomorrow afternoon.
The Hall got multi-hit efforts from Yasmin Harrell (Cheektowaga, N.Y.) and Ragen Reddick (Middlesex, N.J.) in game one, while Chrisa Head (Lewisville, Texas) singled and reached twice in game two. The Pirates were able to muster only six hits over the two games and fall to 24-48 all-time against the Red Storm.
Game 1 Notes – St. John’s 7, Seton Hall 1
- The Pirates were out-hit 7-4 but did not commit an error compared to two for St. John’s
- Harrell went 2-for-3 with a run scored, while Reddick was 2-for-3 with the Pirates lone RBI
- St. John’s took a 2-0 lead with a home run in the first inning and added three runs in the fourth before tacking on single runs in the fifth and sixth
- Reddick got the Pirates on the board with an RBI double in top of the sixth
- Madison Strunk (Adkins, Texas) tossed her 12th complete game of 2016
- Harrell notched her 20th multi-hit game of the season and now has 219 career hits, six shy of the Seton Hall program record
- After the doubleheader Reddick is now batting .378 in conference play, second on the squad
Game 2 Notes – St. John’s 8, Seton Hall 0 (Five Innings)
- The Hall was out-hit 7-2 with each side committing one error
- The Red Storm scored a run in the first before putting seven up in the second frame to build an 8-0 lead
- Brianna Wallace (Fort Worth, Texas) made her first career start in game one and notched her first career hit in game two with a fifth-inning single
- Wallace also swiped a bag in the fifth and is 6-for-6 stealing bases in conference play and 8-for-9 overall this season
- After singling and drawing a walk, Head holds a .302/.371/.509 slash line in BIG EAST action
The Pirates and Red Storm will close the regular season tomorrow with a series finale scheduled for 12 p.m. The contest can be seen on the BIG EAST Digital Network and FOX Sports GO app.