Softball Wins Twice On Day Two At Eckerd College Tournament

Softball Wins Twice On Day Two At Eckerd College Tournament
Natalia Ojeda led the Bucs with the bat and glove on day two at the Eckerd College Invitational. Photo by Joel Auerbach.

CLEARWATER, Fla.—The Barry softball team got back on the winning track with a pair of wins at the Eckerd College Invitational on Saturday, beating West Florida 1-0 and Sunshine State Conference rival Lynn 5-1.

Natalia Ojeda led the Bucs (6-2) with two runs scored and 11 assists on the infield in the two games. Alyssa Goldsmith went three for five with a double and two walks and drove in two.

In the first game, Brianna Smith (3-1) tossed a two-hit shutout and struck out seven in beating the Argonauts 1-0. Ojeda drew a lead-off walk and scored on a single by Goldsmith in the third and Smith made the run stand up

Jordan Ratliff (1-2) took the loss for the Argos (2-5). She allowed just the one run on five hits and a walk in six innings and struck out two.

In the second game, Ojeda again got the offense rolling, singling to lead off the third inning and coming in on a bases-loaded walk  by Goldsmith. Ojeda added an RBI single in the fourth.

Alexis Yohe (2-1) went the distance for the win. She scattered seven hits and two walks and struck out seven.

Kasey Murray (0-4) was tagged with the loss for the Knights (0-8). She worked two innings and face four batters in the third, allowing

Barry 1, West Florida 0 (02/11/12 at Clearwater, FL)
West Florida........ 000 000 0 -  0  2  0      (2-5)
Barry............... 001 000 X -  1  5  0      (5-2)

Pitchers: West Florida - Jordan Ratliff and Tiffany Duncan. Barry - Brianna Smith and Kayla Monroy.
Win-Brianna Smith(3-1)  Loss-Jordan Ratliff(1-2)  T-1:21  A-53
Weather: bleak 

Barry 5, Lynn 1 (02/11/12 at Clearwater, FL)
Barry............... 001 210 1 -  5 11  1      (6-2)
Lynn................ 000 100 0 -  1  7  1      (0-8)

Pitchers: Barry - Alexis Yohe and Kayla Monroy. Lynn - Kasey Murray; Missy Montgomery(3) and Lauren Garceau.
Win-Alexis Yohe(2-1)  Loss-Kasey Murray(0-4)  T-2:00  A-61
Weather: stark
Murray faced 4 batters in the 3rd.