Softball Season Comes To An End In SLIAC Tournament
The Westminster softball season came to an end at the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Tournament Thursday evening. The Westminster Blue Jays came into the Tournament as the fourth seed. The Blue Jays’ season ended with a 5-0 loss to the number one seeded Fontbonne followed by a 7-2 loss to the number two seeded Greenville.
The Blue Jays were held to four hits in game one against Fontbonne. Freshman Bri Peterson went 2-3 from the plate. Senior Brittany Lee (9-14) pitched the complete game and struck out four.
The Blue Jays then faced Greenville in the first elimination game of the Tournament. Freshman Allison Biggs started the game off with a two run homerun to score Peterson.
Greenville scored one in the bottom of the first and two in the second to take the 3-2 lead, and they put up four more runs in the sixth. The Blue Jays were held from scoring again, ending the game with a 7-2 loss and eliminating them from the Tournament.
The Blue Jays were held to just three hits. Lee (9-15) was credited with the loss after pitching the complete game.
The Blue Jays end their season with a 14-22 record and graduate four seniors.