Boston College softball got its season started this past weekend, at the Texas Classic in Austin, where the Eagles faced off with the University of Texas twice, Boise State, and Northwestern State.
Unfortunately, BC fell in all four matchups to begin the season 0-4 with a run differential of -28. Freshman Camryn Dolby got the ball in game one, recording her first career strikeout in her first collegiate inning, but gave up seven runs over 3.2 innings of work en route to the game one loss.
In game two, another freshman, Susannah Anderson, got her first collegiate start, but got knocked around to the tune of five first run innings as the Eagles were blanked for their second consecutive game to begin the season. Emme Martinez had the only hit, knocking a double off the wall.
Sophomore CC Cook got the ball against Northwestern State in the third game, but gave up five earned over 2.2 innings pitched. Gianna Boccagno had two hits including a two run home run in the bottom of the seventh, part of a rally that cut the deficit from 9-1 to 9-5 before the game was over.
Dolby got the ball again in the finale against Texas, but again was handed the loss as her defense did her no favors, committing 4 errors against the number 16 Longhorns. The Eagles lone run of the day came on another Boccagno homer.
BC will reconvene in Atlanta this weekend for the ACC/Big 10 challenge against Illinois and Michigan State.