Bulldogs Score Two In Seventh To Win 4-2
Yale's Sunday success continued. Miranda Papes tossed a complete-game three-hitter as the Bulldogs rallied to defeat Brown 4-2 in Providence. Kortney Ponce went 2-for-3, including delivering an RBI single in the seventh inning that snapped a 2-2 tie.
The Bulldogs have now won the Sunday finale in each of their five Ivy League series.
Papes struck out four in earning her second win of the season.
That set the stage for the dramatic seventh inning. Carlin Hagmaier started the winning rally with a triple to the right-centerfield gap. Ponce followed with a single to left. After a walk to Giovy Webb and a throwing error by the Brown pitcher loaded the bases, Tarte knocked home the fourth run with a fielder's choice.
Papes then shut down Brown in order in the bottom of the seventh, striking out pinch hitter Grace Ladd for the final out.
Yale had taken a 1-0 lead in the second inning when Sydney Grobman doubled and scored on Hagmaier's ground out to first.
Brown answered with two runs in the third.
The Bulldogs, who improved to 8-7 in Ivy League play, have a non-league doubleheader with Sacred Heart on Wednesday before hosting a three-game series with Columbia over Easter weekend.
Report filed by Tim Bennett (email@example.com), Yale Sports Publicity