Hoyas Fall to Rutgers in First Game of Series

Senior Cara Savarese looks to steal second.

March 31, 2012

Box Score

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University softball team (14-18, 0-1 BIG EAST) lost an early lead to drop the first of three against Rutgers (14-15, 3-3 BIG EAST) in Piscataway, N.J. this afternoon. A doubleheader is scheduled to begin at noon on Sunday.

Shikara Lowe (Beaverton, Ore./Jesuit) was hit by a pitch to get on first, and Mackensey Carter (Mission Viejo, Calif./Mission Viejo) hit a single to put two on base for Georgetown with two outs. Cara Savarese (Syosset, N.Y./Syosset) racked up two RBI on a single that advanced Lowe and Carter home to give the Hoyas a 2-0 lead in the top of the first.

Savarese led all Georgetown batters going two-for-three. Rachel Nersesian(San Leandro, Calif./Bishop O’Dowd) and Elyse Graziano (Floral Park, N.Y./Sacred Heart Academy) both went one-for-two.

The Blue & Gray held on to the 2-0 lead until the bottom of the sixth when Rutgers rallied back with three runs to take the lead. Jennifer Harabedian hit a homerun with one on base to even the score. A passed ball with a runner on third gave the Scarlet Knights the go ahead run. Alyssa Landrith pitched nine strikeouts for Rutgers to keep Georgetown from scoring after the first inning.

Lauren O’Leary took the loss for the Hoyas in six innings with three strikeouts.

The series against the Scarlet Knights will continue with a doubleheader beginning at noon. Coverage of both games will be available through GameTracker at guhoyas.com.


 

 

More Headlines
Softball Announces Spring 2018 Schedule The Georgetown University softball team released its 2018 spring schedule.... Conlan Returns to Executive Board on the 2018 NFCA Board ... The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced that seven... Hoyas Spread Holiday Cheer Throughout the Year Members of the Georgetown University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics ... Conlan Inducted Into Holy School Hall of Fame The Georgetown University Softball Head Coach Pat Conlan was inducted into...
Shop Now
Auctions

#HoyaSaxa

widget powered by zoomph

Schedules

February 9
10:00 AM
Memphis
Fort Myers, Fla.
February 9
2:30 PM
North Carolina State
Fort Myers, Fla.
February 10
4:45 PM
Florida Gulf Coast
Fort Myers, Fla.
February 10
7:00 PM
Ball State
Fort Myers, Fla.
February 11
11:15 AM
LIU Brooklyn
Fort Myers, Fla.
February 16
12:00 PM
Michigan State
Columbia, S.C.
February 17
10:00 AM
Mercer
Columbia, S.C.
February 17
3:00 PM
Southern Illinois
Columbia, S.C.
February 18
12:30 PM
South Carolina
Columbia, S.C.
February 23
9:30 AM
Pittsburgh
Conway, S.C.
February 23
2:30 PM
Coastal Carolina
Conway, S.C.
February 24
9:30 AM
Pittsburgh
Conway, S.C.
February 24
12:00 PM
Saint Josephs
Conway, S.C.
February 25
12:00 PM
Coastal Carolina
Conway, S.C.
March 2
1:00 PM
Lafayette
Nats Academy
March 2
3:00 PM
Lafayette
Nats Academy
March 3
12:30 PM
Columbia
Nats Academy
March 3
3:00 PM
Howard
Nats Academy
March 4
3:00 PM
UMBC
Nats Academy
March 7
8:00 PM
Arizona State
Tempe, Ariz.