NCAA Softball News

Softball Completes Sweep at Maine

UMass Lowell

LOCATION: UMaine Softball Complex – Orono, Maine
SHORT STORY: The Great Danes completed their first America East series of 2024 with a three-game sweep after a 4-3 win, Sunday.
RECORDS: UAlbany 14-6, 3-0 | Maine 1-24, 0-6 America East
SCORE: UAlbany 4, Maine 3

  • Graduate student Morgan Petty led with two doubles for one RBI.
  • Graduate student Caitlyn Mitros hit for a team-high .750 batting average with three singles, including one bunt.
  • Four Great Danes totaled one run each – Mitros, Petty, graduate student Maddi Petrella, and senior Jordan Nastos.
  • Pitchers Wendi Hammond and Kate Powers combined for the win and six strikeouts. Pitching five innings, and getting the start, Hammond earned her 10th win of the season.


  • The Great Danes opened with three consecutive hits – Caitlyn Mitros (single), Morgan Petty (double), and Maddi Petrella (RBI double). 
  • UAlbany held the one-run lead through the second inning.
  • Petrella went 2-2 after she added a single in the top of the third.
  • With the bases loaded, redshirt-junior Victoria Vilarchao drove in Petrella to give the Great Danes a 2-0 advantage.
  • Combining for a single and a double for the second time this game, Mitros ran home from first when Petty hit her second double in the top of the fourth.
  • UAlbany extended its lead to four in the top of the fifth with a run from Jordan Nastos.
  • Maine closed the score gap before the end of the fifth inning with three runs.
  • The Great Danes left two Black Bears on base in the bottom of the seventh to close out…

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