Bridgeport, Conn.-For the third straight set of games, the University of Bridgeport softball team earned a split of an East Coast Conference doubleheader, as the Purple Knights lost game one at Mercy College, 4-2, but then erupted on offense to post a n 11-3 win in game two, in a contest that was halted after five innings. With the split, UB is now 14-25 overall and 7-17 in the ECC. Mercy is now 10-23 overall and 8-16 in conference action.
The Bridgeport offense got off to a quick start in game two scoring one run in the first inning and adding eight more in the second inning.
Senior Emma Wojcik (Warsaw, Poland) blasted a home run and had four RBI in the nightcap and Morgan Dunn added three hits three runs batted in and also struck a homer for UB in the win.
Freshman Abby Young (Salem, Conn.) also had two runs batted in for the Purple Knights in game two.
Junior Alitha Krolikowski (Bristol, Conn.) pitched a complete game, four-hitter in game two to earn her third win of 2012, as she is now 3-5 on the season.
The UB softball team is back in action on Tuesday afternoon, as they travel to C.W. Post for an ECC doubleheader that begins at 3:00 p.m.