Score: Game 1: UAlbany 5, La Salle 4 / Game 2: UAlbany 7, Hampton 1
Location: Hampton, Virginia
Records: UAlbany (5-7), La Salle (3-8),Hampton (7-9)
Short Story: UAlbany started off the first day of the Blue and White Classic with two wins. The Great Danes defeated La Salle in the eighth inning on an RBI by Kelly Spear.
Aliyah Wade scored the winning run against La Salle in the eighth inning when Kelly Spear singled to right field.
Kelly Barkevich and Sarah Petzold hit back-to-back RBIs against La Salle in the bottom of the fourth inning, bringing the lead up to three runs.
UAlbany scored six runs in the sixth inning against Hampton.
UAlbany started off its weekend in Virginia with two wins.
The first game of the day was against La Salle, where UAlbany’s Kelly Barkevich scored a home run in the bottom of the second inning. The score remained 1-0 until the bottom of the fourth inning when Kelly Barkevich and Sarah Petzold had back-to-back RBIs, bringing the lead up to three runs. In the bottom of the fifth, Amelia Ely scored the fourth run for the Great Danes. La Salle was able to rally in the top of the seventh inning, leveling the score 4-4 and bringing the game into extra innings. UAlbany won in the bottom of the eighth when Kelly Barkevich singled to right field, allowing Aliyah Wade to score.
The second game started out with UAlbany and Hampton each scoring one run in the first inning. The score remained 1-1 until the sixth inning when UAlbany scored six additional runs. Kelly Spear and Sarah Petzold each had three RBIs against Hampton. The game ended 7-1 in the sixth inning.
The Great Danes will take the field on Saturday, March 10th, where they will face Omaha at 9:00am and Hampton at 1:00pm.