April 26, 2015
SYRACUSE, N.Y.--The Virginia softball team fell in its season finale at Syracuse, 11-2 in five innings, Sunday afternoon (April 26) at Skytop Softball Stadium.
The Orange (20-26, 4-13 ACC) used a five-run third inning and a four-run fourth to break open the game.
Virginia (16-40, 4-20 ACC) earned its two runs on a two-run home run by senior Megan Harris (Knoxville, Tenn.) in her final at-bat in a Cavalier uniform. It was her fifth of the season.
Syracuse's Jocelyn Cater (14-17) earned the win, throwing a complete game with two runs (one earned) allowed.
Virginia finished the season with a team single-season record of 55 home runs. The Cavaliers also earned program top-10 single-season marks for extra-base hits (136 -- tied for second), doubles (68 -- sixth), walks (182, tied for fourth), RBI (226 -- fifth), runs (245 -- seventh) and on-base percentage (.350 -- eighth).
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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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