The softball team hit rock bottom last season, compiling an abysmal 4-34 record that included a 28-game losing streak.
After falling in three straight games to open a tournament this weekend, the softball team roared back with two victories.
Bears hope to carry momentum into their final five games after winning a close game.
The softball team earned two bounce-back victories over Dartmouth, thanks in large part to the offensive power of shortstop Stephanie Thompson ’13.
The women’s softball team hosted Ivy League rival Dartmouth for two doubleheaders this weekend. The Bears dropped both Saturday games to the Big Green (10-15, 3-7 Ivy), but regained focus and came back with two walk-off victories, 5-4 and 4-3, the following day. Bruno (8-20, 5-7 Ivy) is currently in second place in the Ivy North Division.
The women’s softball team (6-18, 3-5 Ivy) fell to in-state rival University of Rhode Island (16-19) Wednesday afternoon at the URI Softball Complex. The Bears narrowly lost to the Rams 2-1 in the first game, before being routed 10-1 in five innings in game two.
The women’s softball team went 1-3 in league play this weekend in doubleheaders against Cornell and Princeton. The Bears dropped two games to Cornell (16-13, 7-1 Ivy) before losing a one-run decision to Princeton (9-20, 5-3) in game one Saturday. But in game two, Bruno (6-16, 3-5) bounced back to salvage a win from the weekend, outlasting the Tigers in a 2-1, 11-inning thriller to split the series.