Virginia Splits Doubleheader with Boston College
Box Score April 3, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.–The Virginia softball team split a doubleheader with Boston College Friday (April 3) at The Park. The Cavaliers (10-30, 2-12 ACC) fell in the first game to the Eagles (16-14, 1-7 ACC), 9-7, but took the second game, 3-1.
The Cavaliers hit four home runs on the day and now have 41 for the season, a new program single-season record. UVa hit three in the first game to tie the record, which was previously set in 2009, and broke it on a solo shot in the fourth inning of the second game by freshman Lauren Heintzelman (Southlake, Texas).
Virginia took the lead in the second game when junior Aimee Chapdelaine (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) and Heintzelman came around to score on a Boston College error. After BC scored a run in the top of the fourth, Heintzelman’s fourth home run of the season provided the Cavaliers an insurance run.
That was all freshman Alex Formby (Orange, Calif.) needed as she threw a complete game five-hitter for the win (3-10). Jessica Dreswick (0-3) took the loss for the Eagles.
In the first game, the Eagles built a 6-0 lead in the fifth inning before sophomore McKall Miller (Ashburn, Va.) hit a solo home run, her fourth of the season. BC added three in the sixth to build a 9-1 lead, but the Cavaliers rallied for five runs in the bottom of the inning, highlighted by home runs by sophomore Iyana Hughes (Manteca, Calif.) and freshman Danni Ingraham (Laguna Niguel), their third and sixth, respectively.
Freshman Andie Formby (Orange, Calif.) took the loss to fall to 6-16 on the season, while Allyson Frei (12-9) earned the win for the Eagles.
The two teams conclude the series Saturday at noon. There will be a post-game autograph session with the Cavaliers along with a Candy Dash on the field for youth in attendance.