Lady Redhawks Swept by Ursuline in Home Opener

PITTSBURGH, PA – The Lady Redhawks (4-6) lost both games of a double header to Ursuline College (2-6) 4-3, 10-9 (8 innings).

Game 1 starting pitcher Kara Jo Egelsky (3-2, 2.60) recorded her fifth complete game of the season allowing four runs (two earned runs) on five hits while striking out six.

Cara Giannandrea went 2 for 4 with a stolen base and Deanna Tritinger went 1 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored. Amber Steenbeke and Ashley Balzer had an RBI apiece.

La Roche fell in eight innings in game 2. Starting pitcher Deanna Tritinger (1-1, 5.03) threw five innings allowing four runs on five hits. Amanda Varhula (0-1, 12.00) recorded the loss in three innings of work.

Giannandrea went 3 for 5 with 3 runs scored and 2 RBI and Kelsey Deem finished with 4 RBI. Seven Lady Redhawks registered at least two hits in the loss.

La Roche Softball will travel to Case Western on Wednesday, March 23 at 1:00PM.

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