April 12, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Liberty (28-16) continued its dominance in the circle with a 3-0 shutout of Virginia (14-28) in the second game of a home-and-home midweek series. The Flames have now blanked five-straight opponents.
Liberty starting pitcher Kenzie Friesen tossed a complete game and allowed just two Virginia hits over seven innings. She issued four walks and struck out one batter in her 11th win of the season.
After holding the Flames hitless over the first three innings, Erika Osherow (Darien, Conn.) allowed two unearned runs in the top of the fourth to break the scoreless tie. The two runs came in on a two-out single by Deidra See and both were not charged to Osherow due to an earlier Virginia miscue.
Osherow pitched her fourth-consecutive complete game and struck out six batters. She only allowed a walk through the first 11 batters of the game.
Senior Katie Park (Scottsdale, Ariz.) reached base three times including her 44th hit of the season, a single in the bottom of the first inning. She also drew a pair of walks and accounted for three of the six Cavalier base runners on the day. Danni Ingraham (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) collected the other Virginia hit, a single in the bottom of the fourth.
The Cavaliers will play their final home ACC series of the season beginning Friday when they host Georgia Tech. At the conclusion of Sunday’s game, Virginia will honor its six seniors with a ceremony.
Cavalier Football Notebook -- Virginia Tech WeekFootball11/24/17At 8 p.m. Friday, in the battle for the Commonwealth Cup, UVA (6-5, 3-4) meets Virginia Tech (8-3, 4-3) at Scott Stadium. ESPN will televise the game.Littlepage Ready to Start Next ChapterGeneral Release11/24/17During Craig Littlepage's 16 years as athletics director, UVA teams have won 13 NCAA championships and 76 ACC titles.Cavaliers Looking to Build MomentumWomen's Basketball11/22/17Virginia (2-3) will play twice this weekend in the Cavalier Classic at John Paul Jones Arena: Saturday against Harvard and Sunday against Duquesne.
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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.
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