by Humera Gul
Central Connecticut State’s softball team beat La Salle, 3-0 on March 11. Emily Sargent pitched her second consecutive complete game, recording her first shutout of the season. She allowed one hit in seven innings, while walking three batters and striking out two. Sargent improved her record to 2-4 this season.
Alexis Debrosse tripled on a hit to left field on the first at bat of the game for CCSU. Emily Cronin reached first, on an error allowing Debrosse to score and take a 1-0 lead. Brittany McNulla then doubled to left center, scoring Cronin to give the Blue Devils a 2-0 lead.
In the bottom of the sixth inning, Sarah Oglivie would single to right field and eventually score as Tori Constantin doubled to left field, giving the Blue Devils their third and final run.
Debrosse went up to bat four times. She was an offensive weapon for the Blue Devils again. She scored a run and a hit, striking out two times.
Emily Cronin had three at bats and one hit with one run scored and one RBI.
Oglivie went up to bat three times. She also had one hit and one run. Despite being a freshman, Oglivie has had a lot of impact as of late.
La Salle pitcher Reilly Gearhart threw a complete game with nine strike outs. She allowed three runs on seven hits. Gearhart is now 1-3 when she starts for La Salle.
La Salle had no answer for CCSU, and weren’t able to score a single run the entire game. La Salle’s lack of offense didn’t help their chances as they only had one hit, their only other offense came from three walks.