Georgetown Falls to Saint Joseph's, East Carolina Tournament Shortened

Slovacek got her second RBI of the season

Feb. 16, 2013

Box Score

WASHINGTON - For the third consecutive game the Georgetown University softball team ended up on the losing end of a 3-1 final score. This was their second time falling to Saint Joseph's at the East Carolina Tournament in Greenville, N.C. Additional games were to be played on Sunday but due to inclement weather the rest of the tournament has been cancelled.

Once again the Hoyas had solid pitching performances from Lauren O'Leary (La Canada, Calif./La Canada) and Megan Hyson (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake), combining to allow only four hits in seven innings. Two of the three runs they allowed came in the second inning on a Saint Joseph's two-run homerun off of O'Leary.

Also for the third consecutive game the offense could only manage three hits against their opponent. The biggest hit of the day for Georgetown came in the sixth inning when Hannah Slovacek (Austin, Texas/Westlake) drove in fellow junior Elyse Graziano (Floral Park, N.Y./Sacred Heart Academy) from second with a single for her team leading second RBI of the season. Graziano's run made the score 3-1, answering the run that Saint Joseph's scored in the top of the inning. Slovacek would make it to third but was left stranded on base. Georgetown would get a runner on base in the seventh inning but could not turn it into a scoring opportunity.

The Hoyas head back to Washington a day earlier than expected and will use the extra time to practice for their upcoming tournament next weekend in Spartansburg, S.C. The team is scheduled to play four games in three days at the USC Upstate Tournament.

 

 

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Schedules

February 25
W, 5-4
Manhattan
East Madeira, Fla.
RECAP
February 25
L, 2-1
Army West Point
East Madeira, Fla.
RECAP
February 26
11:30 AM
Brown
East Madeira, Fla.
March 3
10:00 AM
Prairie View A&M
College Station, Texas
March 3
5:15 PM
Texas A&M
College Station, Texas
March 4
3:00 PM
Texas A&M
College Station, Texas
March 4
5:15 PM
UTSA
College Station, Texas
March 5
10:00 AM
Prairie View A&M
College Station, Texas
March 7
5:30 PM
Houston
Houston, Texas
March 15
11:00 AM
Rider
Nationals Academy
March 15
2:00 PM
Rider
Nationals Academy
March 17
10:00 AM
St. Bonaventure
Wilmington, N.C.
March 17
5:30 PM
UMass-Lowell
Wilmington, N.C.
March 18
10:00 AM
UNC-Wilmington
Wilmington, N.C.
March 18
3:00 PM
St. Bonaventure
Wilmington, N.C.
March 19
10:00 AM
UMass-Lowell
Wilmington, N.C.
March 25
12:00 PM
Creighton
Guy Mason Field
March 25
3:00 PM
Creighton
Guy Mason Field
March 26
11:00 AM
Creighton
Guy Mason Field
April 1
12:00 PM
Providence
Guy Mason Field