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Softball Defeats Massachusetts, 4-3, in 10 Innings

Jordan Weed's single gives Eagles a 4-3 win over UMass on Wed. afternoon.

Jordan Weed's single gives Eagles a 4-3 win over UMass on Wed. afternoon.

April 9, 2014

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Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Softball Defeats Massachusetts, 4-3, in 10 Innings Jordan Weed singles in the 10th to win the game.

Boston College freshman Jordan Weed singled in two runs with bases loaded to give the Eagles a, 4-3, victory over Massachusetts in 10 innings at Shea Field on Wednesday afternoon. Boston College improved to 19-16 on the season while UMass is now 8-15.

The Eagles rookie also picked up the win as she came in to relieve senior Nicole D'Argento in the ninth inning with the game tied at 2-2.

The winning run was scored after the international tie breaker rule was used. Tatiana Cortez was placed on second when the Eagles started the 10th inning. Sophomore Jessie Daulton worked a walk. With two out, Jordan Weed, who had just entered the game with one out in the eighth to replace Nicole D'Argento on the mound, pinch hit for Allison Chase. Weed lined a shot to right field scoring Cortez and Daulton to win the game. The Eagles needed two runs because UMass scored the go-ahead run when Quianna Diaz-Patters, who was placed on second, scored on an RIB single off the bat of Lindsey Webster.

It did not look good for BC as UMass had a two-run lead after a solo home run from Bridget Lemire in the sixth inning.

The Eagles offense was quiet until the sixth inning when Tory Speer and Cortez walked. Nicole Koszowski and Lindsay Spirito came in to pinch run. Both players advanced on a sacrifice bunt from Jessie Daulton. Coroneos grounded out and with two outs, Alana Dimaso came to the plate. The senior ripped a deep fly to left field that was dropped scoring both runs to tie the game at, 2-2.

Neither team could capitalize until the 10th. The Minutewomen took a, 3-2, lead on an RBI single that scored Quianna Diaz-Patters, who was placed at second base.

Boston College had three hits in the game, Weed, Daulton and DiMaso all hit singles. DiMaso had two RBI while D'Argento had two walks.

BC will next play at Boston University on Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. The two teams played last week with the Eagles earning an, 8-0, victory.

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