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Softball Set for Midweek Contests with Boston College, Fairfield

Lauren Duggan earned a spot on the American Athletic Conference weekly honor roll earlier this week.
April 21, 2015

Live Stats: vs. Boston College | at Fairfield

STORRS, Conn. --
After a week on the road, the University of Connecticut softball team returns to Burrill Family Field to host Boston College on Wednesday, April 22 at 3:30 p.m. Following the contest, the Huskies will prepare for a Thursday road tilt with Fairfield set for 4 p.m.

The Last Meeting
Boston College4
UConn6
April 30, 2013
Storrs, Conn.
Softball Earns 6-4 Victory over Boston College
The University of Connecticut softball team, took a 6-4 lead in the fifth, and held on to pick up a 6-4 win against Boston College Thursday at Burrill Family Field. UConn improved its record to 25-24, while the Eagles dropped to 13-34. For the Huskies, it marked their sixth consecutive victory at home and ended a stretch in which the team dropped four of their last six games.

The Last Meeting
Fairfield3
UConn5
April 10, 2014
Storrs, CT
Softball Picks Up Second Consecutive Win With 5-3 Victory Over Fairfield
The UConn softball team picked up its second win over a non-conference opponent in as many days after powering past Fairfield University, 5-3, on Thursday afternoon in Storrs. The Huskies posted eight runs to the Stags' four en route to an improved 9-26 record. Fairfield drops to 9-16 on the season in the loss.

The Huskies' contest against the Eagles was originally scheduled for March 26 but was postponed due to unplayable field conditions.

UConn (15-27, 3-8 The American) fell three times to conference foe Houston in road weekend action. The Husky pitching staff shined in Saturday's doubleheader, allowing just six earned runs on the day but Houston held Connecticut to just seven combined hits, escaping with a pair of 2-1 and a 4-1 victories . On Sunday, junior SS Lexi Gifford delivered a clutch two-out hit to give the Huskies an early 2-0 edge but the Cougars fought back and walked off with the win following a seventh-inning RBI double off the bat of Courtney Klingler.

Earlier this week, senior RHP Lauren Duggan, who tossed the program's 37th no-hitter on April 15 vs. Hartford, become the fifth different Husky to earn a spot on the conference's weekly honor roll. In total, UConn has had six players earn the weekly distinction.

The Huskies own a 42-26 all-time record against the Eagles and also sport a 10-3 all-time mark against the Stags.

Wednesday's showdown will mark game seven of the team's 13-game home schedule. Since the 2012 campaign, UConn is 29-27 when playing on its home field.

Fans can keep up with the team by following @UConnSoftball on Twitter. There will be live stats available for each game (links posted above).


 

 

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