Softball Caps Mary Nutter Classic with Statement Win
The Army West Point softball team closed out its appearance at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic with an emphatic 10-0 victory in five innings over Duke on Saturday afternoon. The Black Knights also resumed their game from Thursday against UC Santa Barbara, falling 3-1. Army moved to 5-10 on the season, while the Gauchos improved to 4-6 and the Blue Devils dropped to 5-8.
Five different Cadets produced multiple hits between the two games, highlighted by rookie Jolie Duong's four-hit effort against the Blue Devils. She added a team-high three runs scored, while Ashley Yoo and captain Emily Ballesteros added two runs apiece. Ally Snelling led the squad with three RBI on the day. In the circle, Duong and Macey Newbary each threw complete games as Newbary picked up her first win of the year. The Missoula, Mont., native scattered two hits without issuing a walk and struck out two batters. Read more.