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Bulldogs Host UMass-Lowell for Tuesday Doubleheader

Nic Conway (Steve Musco photo).
Nic Conway (Steve Musco photo).

Fresh off taking two of three against Penn to open the Ivy season, the Bulldogs host UMass-Lowell for a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon.

FIrst pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m. and game two starting approximately 20 minutes after game one. 

Sydney Grobman and Terra Jerpbak both earned spots on the Ivy League Honor Roll for their efforts in victories over Penn.  

Grobman hit a walk-off homer in an 8-0, run-ruled victory on Saturday and went 6 for 9 with five RBI.  She leads the team with a .381 batting average and 11 RBI. 

Jerpbak earned both wins in the series, including a complete-game shutout performance on Saturday and a victory in four scoreless innings of relief on Sunday. Jerpbak leads the team with 32 strikeouts and a 1.20 ERA. 

Olivia Vinyard continues to be a run-producer at the plate.  Vinyard leads the team with 12 runs scored and has hit safely in eight of her last nine games (10 for 28 during the stretch).  

UMass-Lowell, of the America East Conference, enters the game with an 8-12 record.  Tuesday's games will mark the first games for the River Hawks in the Northeast this season after starting the season with trips to Florida, South Carolina and California. 

On Wednesday, the Bulldogs will travel to Wagner for a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m.

Tuesday's Doubleheader to Promote Suicide Prevention Awareness

The Bulldogs will wear yellow on Tuesday to support suicide prevention awareness.  Here are some resources:

Yale Mental Health Resources:

 

Report filed by Ernie Bertothy, Yale Sports Publicity