Providence, RI-Husson University fell10-2 to Worcester State in six in game five at the Providence Regional of the 2011 NCAA Div. III Softball Championship played at Rhode Island College's Dayna A. Bazar Softball Complex. With the loss, the Eagles are eliminated from the NCAA tournament and end their season with a 25-18 mark.
Worcester State sophomore pitcher Hannah Everson (Methuen, MA) earned the win (10-3), allowing two runs on eight hits, while striking out three. Junior catcher Ashley Howe (Winchendon, MA) went 3-for-4 with a run scored, three RBI and two doubles.
Worcester State stormed right back with seven runs in the third to put the game away. Senior designated player Michaella Mahoney (Shrewsbury, MA) led off with a double on a deep drive to the right center field wall. Everson hit a bloop fly that landed behind third base in front of the oncoming left fielder to put runners on first and second.