Softball Sweeps Rider in Midweek Tilt
The Army West Point softball team swept its non-league midweek doubleheader against Rider at the Army West Point Softball Complex on Wednesday afternoon. Ten Black Knights recorded a hit on the day, led by firstie Ashley Yoo and plebe Madi Gilmore with three apiece. Yoo scored a pair of runs while Gilmore drove in a team-high three RBI and had one of the team's two extra-base hits with a triple.
In the circle, firstie Renee Poirier impressed in game one by scattering five hits and two walks over 6.0 innings of work while allowing just one earned run. The Plainville, Mass., native produced four punch outs in the game and picked up her 32nd career victory to move into a tie with Shawna Bleyl and Leigh Harrell for sixth in program history. She added to her career saves total in the second game with her first of the season. Read more.