Bel Air, MD- The Brookdale softball team edged the Fighting Owls of Harford Community College, 2-0 and 2-1. Sophomore pitcher Lauren Coppinger earned the three hit shutout win in game one. Sophomore shortstop Nikki Alfano recorded a two-out RBI single as freshman second baseman Paige Eckert tallied a two-out RBI double.
In game two, sophomore outfielder Megan Mego hit the game winning single in the top of the eighth inning and made a diving catch, turned double play to secure the win in the bottom of the eighth.
With the wins, the team improves their overall record to 20-5-1. The Jersey Blues will return home to face the Skylanders of Sussex County Community College on Thursday, April 13th for a doubleheader starting at 3:30pm.