April 29, 2012
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University softball team (19-32, 3-15 BIG EAST) fell 3-0 on Sunday afternoon to No. 9 Louisville (47-2, 17-2 BIG EAST) in the season finale for the Hoyas. Georgetown concludes its fourth season of BIG EAST play.The Hoyas hit the ground running in the first inning. Rachel Nersesian (San Leandro, Calif./Bishop O'Dowd) led off with a single down the left field line. Shikara Lowe (Beaverton, Ore./Jesuit) was walked to advance Taylor Koenig (Akron, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) to second. A wild pitch sent Lowe to second and Koenig to third with one out gone. Koenig was tagged for the second out at home plate. In the second the Hoyas had more chances to get on the board. Elyse Graziano (Floral Park, N.Y./Sacred Heart Academy) got to first but left early and was tagged out by the first baseman. In the third Alexandria Anttila (Antioch, Ill./Antioch Community) reached first on a fielding error but was left on base. The Cardinals scored once in the third, fifth and sixth innings. Fielding errors proved costly for the Hoyas as Louisville went up 2-0 in the fifth on an error. Pitcher Mackensey Carter (Mission Viejo, Calif./Mission Viejo) gave up just three hits in the first four innings. The senior recorded three strikeouts.