Virginia Shut Out By Stony Brook
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The Virginia softball team (2-10) was shut out by Stony Brook 11-0 in the second of two games Friday at the JU Softball Tournament. Meghan O’Leary led off the game for Virginia with an infield single; it was UVa’s only hit of the game.
The game was the third time this season Virginia has been shut out; 11 runs is the most allowed since Arizona State scored 14 runs on Feb. 16.
The Virginia defense was solid, committing no errors in the contest for the first time all year, but the Sea Wolves were able to hit the ball into the gaps. Stony Brook (2-3) registered 11 hits in the game, including four doubles.
First-year Alle Rife took the loss in the circle for Virginia. Rife allowed four runs (all earned) and three hits in 1.1 innings. Whitney Holstun and Karla Wilburn both made relief appearances.
Virginia continues play at the JU Softball Tournament Saturday with two games. The Cavaliers will battle Coastal Carolina at 2:45 p.m. before taking on the host Dolphins at 5 p.m.