March 24, 1998
LYNCHBURG, Va. - The University of Virginia softball team dropped a pair of games to Liberty in a doubleheader at Liberty University Softball Field. The Cavaliers fell 2-0 in game-one, before the Flames rallied in the sixth inning to steal the nightcap 1-0.
Cory Bolkan pitched game-one for Virginia, striking out one batter while scattering four hits. The Cavaliers recorded six hits in the game, highlighted by Meaghan Young (3-4) and Karen Breshears (2-3, double), but were unable to score a run in the game. Kelly McCabe (1-2) added a single in the loss.
In game-two, Chrisy Quinn took the mound for UVa. She collected seven strikeouts and allowed five hits in her outing. At the plate, Virginia posted five hits led by Lori Reese (2-3). Stacy Holmes (1-3), Breshears (1-3) and Young (1-3, double) each added hits in the defeat.
With the losses, Virginia's record drops to (19-17) overall. The Cavaliers will travel to Richmond, Va. to compete in the Sports Plus Collegiate Classic. Virginia is scheduled to play Hampton (10:00 a.m.), Chattanooga (12:00 p.m.) and East Carolina (6:00 p.m.) on Friday, (Mar. 27), and will compete in the Classic finals on Saturday, (Mar. 28). The time schedule for the final games has yet to be determined.
Butts' Bond With Benkert GrowingFootball10/18/17A redshirt junior from the Philadelphia area, UVA tight end Evan Butts has become one of quarterback Kurt Benkert's most reliable targets.Salt Evolving Into Pivotal PresenceMen's Basketball10/17/17A redshirt junior from New Zealand, 6-11 center Jack Salt has grown into a team leader for UVA, which has made four straight NCAA tournament appearances.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball10/16/17The season starts Nov. 10 for the Cavaliers, whose third annual Pepsi Blue-White scrimmage is Sunday afternoon at JPJ.
Director of News Content
A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Virginia Reveals Fall Softball Schedule
Softball | 9/19/2017
Virginia softball head coach, Joanna Hardin, announced the program’s fall schedule that...
Davis, Osherow Repeat as All-ACC Academic Honorees
Softball | 6/29/2017
Allison Davis and Erika Osherow were included on the All-ACC Academic Softball team the...
Softball Trio Earns VaSID All-State Honors
Softball | 6/16/2017
Catcher Katie Park was recognized by VaSID as a First Team All-State honoree. Juniors Allison...
Park Named to NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team
Softball | 5/18/2017
Senior Katie Park added National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) First Team All-Region...
Softball Falls in ACC Quarterfinal to Top-Seeded FSU
Softball | 5/11/2017
No. 4 Florida State advanced to the ACC Championship semifinal round with a 16-0, five-inning...
Softball Lands Two on ACC All-Conference Squad
Softball | 5/11/2017
Senior Katie Park earned First Team All-ACC honors while classmate Kaitlin Fitzgerald was listed ...
Softball Takes on No. 4 FSU in ACC Quarterfinal
Softball | 05/10/2017
Virginia will make its first Atlantic Coast Conference Championship appearance since 2013 on...
Jeff White: Resilient Cavaliers On The Rise
Softball | 05/08/2017
Virginia, whose nine conference wins are its most since 2010, meets top seed Florida State in the...
- Online Stores