Bulldogs Suffer Closes Losses To Boise State, North Dakota

Nic Conway (Jeffrey Teems photo)
Nic Conway (Jeffrey Teems photo)

Hagmaier Drives In Two Runs Vs. North Dakota

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Yale played two more tight games at the Grand Canyon Purple Classic, falling 5-3 to Boise State and 6-5 to North Dakota.

The Bulldogs nearly pulled off a big comeback in the first game of the day against Boise State. Yale scored twice in the seventh inning. The big hit in the inning was an RBI triple from Sydney Grobman.

Annie Tarte and Shelby Kennedy also had hits in the game.

First year Nic Conway pitched five innings of relief and struck out four.

North Dakota scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning in Yale's second game.

Carlin Hagmaier went 2-for-4 with two RBI to pace the Bulldogs. Olivia Vinyard also had two hits, including a triple. Tarte scored two runs, and Kortney Ponce was 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Yale scored three times in the first inning, once in the third and once in the fifth.

The Bulldogs wrap up play in the tournament on Sunday when they face Grand Canyon at 3 p.m. EST.

Report filed by Tim Bennett (timothy.bennett@yale.edu), Yale Sports Publicity