PLYMOUTH, NH - The Western Connecticut State University softball season ended on Thursday following its 3-0 loss to top seed and host Plymouth State University in the Little East Conference Championships.
Caitlyn won the battle the Millers, in the center circle, she for PSU and freshman Angelina Miller (Holbrook, CT) for the Colonials.
The granite state's Miller went the distance, struck out five and walked just one. She improves to 11-5 on the season.
Angelina Miller allowed three runs, two of them earned, scattered eight hits, none of the extra-base variety either and walked two.
Leading the Panthers' offense were Katie Kennard and Rachel Morrissey, each collecting a pair of hits. Abrie Davis drove in a pair of runs in the third inning with a hit to the left side and Kennard drove in an insurance run in the fourth inning.
WestConn, which dropped a 9-8 nine-inning thriller to University of Massachusetts Boston on Tuesday in Danbury, were eliminated in the double-elimination affair. The defending title holders finished the campaign with an 18-21 record.
Plymouth State, which took advantage of three Colonials' errors, improved to 22-15-1 and move on in the tournament to face the Beacons later on Thursday. UMB defeated intra-state rival UMass Dartmouth, 3-2, following WestConn's loss. The winner of that game have control and move right into the championship game on Friday. That game, weather permitting, is set for 11 am.