Softball Caps Spring Break Against Columbia, La Salle

CDT Taylor Drayton '21The Army West Point Softball Team closed out its annual Spring Break trip to Florida by earning a split against Columbia and La Salle at the USF Michelle Smith Pediatric Cancer Spring Invitational at the Eddie C. Moore Complex on Saturday. The Black Knights topped the Lions, 9-7, before dropping a hard-fought 3-1 battle versus the Explorers. Army moved to 10-16, while the Lions dropped to 4-9 and the Explorers improved to 5-9. Firstie Ashley Yoo paced the team offensively by going a combined 4-for-5 on the afternoon with two RBI. Yearling catcher Ally Snelling added three hits from the early game, while plebe Bianca Gonzalez and second-year Taylor Drayton posted two hits on the day. Gonzalez legged out the squad's only triple of the day, while Snelling, Drayton and yearling Julia Wyatt each showcased their power by recording a double. Drayton matched Yoo as the only Cadets with multiple RBIs between the two games. It was a complete team effort in the circle today as firstie Renee Poirier, cow Macey Newbary, yearlings Madison Bryant and Drayton and plebe Jolie Duong all toed the rubber for Army. Drayton tossed a team-high 5.2 innings against La Salle, scattering five hits while striking out five. Read more.

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