Koenig would play a part in both games on Friday
Feb. 16, 2013
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown softball team is on the road once again for their second tournament of the season, traveling to Greenville, N.C. for the East Carolina Tournament this weekend. First-day opponents included Saint Joseph's University and East Carolina University, to both of which the Hoyas fell 3-1.
Georgetown was the enemy of strong pitching performances in both games, mustering only three hits in each but the Hoyas showed a solid display of pitching on their end as well. Sophomore Lauren O'Leary (La Canada, Calif./La Canada) pitched the full six innings against Saint Joseph's in the first contest while striking out five and allowing only two earned runs. Megan Hyson (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) also went the distance in her matchup against East Carolina, piling up seven strikeouts and surrendering just five hits.
Taylor Koenig (Akron, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) scored the lone run for Georgetown in their game against St. Joseph's in the top of the fifth inning. Senior Jordan Hansen (Omaha, Neb./Millard West) led things off with a double to left field with Koenig coming in to pinch run afterwards. Molly Morrison (Northfield, IL/New Trier) followed up with a sacrifice bunt to advance the runner when the Hoyas caught a break on a throwing error, keeping Morrison on base and bringing Koenig all the way home.
At that point the score would be tied up at one after allowing the Hawks to score a run back in the second inning. Saint Joseph's would respond in the bottom of the fifth with their own run and tack on one more in the sixth for the final score of 3-1.
Two more throwing errors would help Georgetown score a run in their second game of the day against East Carolina. Down 1-0 coming into the second inning freshman Grace Appelbe (Phoenix, Ariz./Xavier College Prep) would use an error to get on base and advance to second after a walk by Morrison. Koenig, the next batter, would reach second base on an error by the pitcher that advanced Morrison to third and Appelbe to score the tying run. Two runners would be left on base at the end of the inning, something that has plagued the Hoyas in the early goings of the season.
East Carolina would break the tie in the third inning and score one more in the fifth to give them the permanent lead. Hyson would receive her third loss of the season despite a strong outing, all of which have been in close games.
The Hoyas have a second chance at Saint Joseph's on Saturday, Feb. 16 and will play two more game on Sunday.
Hyson named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week,...
Senior Megan Hyson (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) was named the BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week and...
Georgetown Wins Two on Saturday in Wilmington
The Georgetown softball team rebounded from its loss at the hands of UNC Wilmington on Friday...
Softball Defeats UMBC 3-0, Drops Extra-inning...
The Georgetown softball team split its games on Friday at the Landfall Park Hampton Inn and...
Softball Travels to North Carolina for Landfall...
The Georgetown softball team continues the 2015 season this weekend as it travels to Wilmington, ...
Hoyas Drop Meeting Against IUPUI
The Georgetown softball team dropped its final game as a participant at the Music City Classic to...
Georgetown Shutouts South Dakota 8-0, Drops...
The Georgetown softball team shutout the University of South Dakota, 8-0, in a shortened, eight-r...
Hoyas Win Season Opener Against Indiana State, 8-2
Behind a six-run seventh inning, the Hoyas defeated Indiana State, 8-2, at the 2015 Music City...
Softball Opens 2015 Season at Music City Classic
The Georgetown softball team is opening the 2015 season in Nashville, Tenn., at the Music City...
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: Add to calendar
Friday, Mar 6 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball vs Robert Morris 1:45 PM Softball vs SIUE 6:30 PM Saturday, Mar 7 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball vs Western Michigan 11:15 AM Softball vs Wagner 4:15 PM Sunday, Mar 8 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball vs Maine 12:00 PM Wednesday, Mar 11 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball vs Lehigh 2:30 PM Softball at USF 7:15 PM Friday, Mar 13 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball vs Wagner 12:15 PM Softball vs George Mason 4:45 PM Saturday, Mar 14 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball vs Akron 10:30 AM Softball vs Wagner 12:45 PM Sunday, Mar 15 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball vs Akron 10:00 AM Tuesday, Mar 17 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball Princeton 4:00 PM Softball Princeton 6:00 PM Saturday, Mar 21 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball Villanova 12:00 PM Softball Villanova 2:00 PM Sunday, Mar 22 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball Villanova 12:00 PM Wednesday, Mar 25 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball Drexel 4:00 PM Saturday, Mar 28 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Softball Creighton 12:00 PM Softball Creighton 2:00 PM
- Online Stores & Tickets