Softball got its season back on track this weekend, winning two of three games at the Colonial Classic powered by a trio of seniors.
Coming off a 2019 campaign that culminated in a trifecta of program firsts, the Colonials are returning 14 members of last season’s squad.
Pittsburgh squeezed out a victory by .325 of a point with a team score of 195.700 to the Colonials’ 195.375.
The coaching duo said their love for the sport and the experience they’ve cultivated at GW supersedes a number on a paycheck.
The Colonials battled in the first game of the doubleheader to secure a 6–5 victory and won the second game 6–3.
Junior utility player Jessica Linquist’s 28-game hitting streak cemented her in a tie for the 17th longest hitting streak in Division I softball history.
Junior utility Jenna Cone etched her name in the record books over the weekend for career runs batted in.
The Colonials were red-hot at the plate, scoring 28 runs across three game against Saint Louis to sweep the Billikens in their weekend series.
Sophomore utility Sierra Lange has consistently led the Colonials from the pitcher’s circle, occupying the position for 104 more innings than the next thrower.
Junior utility player Jenna Cone tallied her 37th career home run, a new program record, to help the Colonials go 5–0 in the tournament.