Decker Homers In UMaine Home Opener
Playing at their home Kessock Field for the first time this spring, the UMaine softball team took advantage of home cooking and scored a come-from-behind 8-7 win over Holy Cross Thursday afternoon.
GAME ONE UMaine 8 Holy Cross 7: After 31 road games to start the season, the Black Bears win the home opener. Maddie Decker belted a three run home run in the 4th inning to tie the game 3-3.
The Crusaders came back with three runs in the 5th inning to retake the lead 6-3.
The Black Bears came back with five more runs late to get the win.
Maine picks up its 10th win and the Bears are now 10-22.
GAME TWO Holy Cross 3 UMaine 2: The teams were scoreless in this one until the middle of the game. The Crusaders scored three runs and pitcher Kelly Nelson did the rest. She pitched a complete game four-hitter.
Maine's Keely Clark brought home the Bears two runs with a home run.