Softball Clipped, 3-1, by Florida Gulf Coast on Final Day of FGCU Invitational

Kendall Jean action photo.
Photo Courtesy: David Dermer

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Harvard softball dropped its final game, 3-1, to Florida Gulf Coast on the final day at the FGCU Invitational.

After allowing one run in the first, sophomore Megan Welsh homered to left field to even the score at 1-1.

A couple of late inning runs in the sixth lifted the Eagles over the Crimson by a final of 3-1.

Harvard Highlights

  • Sophomore Megan Welsh hit the first home run of the season for the Crimson to tie the game in the top of the second inning at 1-1.
  • Welsh added two more hits to lead the Crimson on the day and bring her season total to five.
  • Pitchers Grace Krantz, Alissa Hiener and Brianna Jewett combined to hold Florida Gulf Coast to one run through five innings of work.
  • Harvard went 1-4 to finish its first weekend of play in the 2020 season.

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Harvard is back in action in Boiling Springs, North Carolina from Feb. 28 to March 1 at the Gardner Webb University Softball Tournament.