April 13, 2014
BLACKSBURG, Va.—The Virginia softball team fell in the series finale to Virginia Tech, 11-3 in five innings, Sunday afternoon (April 13) at Tech Softball Park. With the loss, the Cavaliers dropped to 6-35 (1-19 ACC), while the Hokies improved to 27-16 (16-6 ACC).
The Cavaliers struck first with a run in the first, but the Hokies scored eight in the second inning to break open the game. Senior Marcy Bowdren (Fairfax Station, Va.) reached on an error in the top of the first and came around to score on a freshman Madison Labshere (El Cajon, Calif.) single for the UVa’s first run.
Virginia added two in the fifth when freshman Lindsay Mayer (Lincoln, R.I.) singled home sophomore Taylor Sarcone (Staten Island, N.Y.) and freshman Iyana Hughes (Manteca, Calif.) scored on a grounder by Labshere.
Maggie Tyler (13-5) picked up the win, allowing three runs (two earned) in five innings of work with five strikeouts. Sophomore Aimee Chapdelaine (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) took the loss, allowing four runs in 1.1 innings.
Up next, the Cavaliers host Notre Dame in a three-game series April 18-19. Friday evening’s doubleheader is scheduled for a 4 p.m. start, while Saturday’s first pitch is slated for noon. Saturday will be Senior Day and the Cavaliers’ three seniors will be recognized in a short ceremony before the game.
Green Adjusting to New SurroundingsWrestling10/20/17A transfer from Boise State, which dropped its wrestling program last spring, Fred Green is a candidate to start at 157 pounds for Virginia.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.
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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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