April 8, 2014

Around the Ivies Softball: Broken Records & Blowout Wins

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This weekend, the Ivy League women’s softball conference saw many blowout wins and record-breaking accomplishments. On Saturday, Cornell completed a weekend road sweep with a pair of wins against Ivy foe Brown. The Red earned two decisive wins, going 8-3 in game one and 7-1 in game two. Cornell’s win marked the six hundredth career win for head coach Dick Blood, a record accomplishment in conference play. That same day, Dartmouth matched up against Penn and looked to remain undefeated in the Ivy. The Green came out on top, beating the Quakers, 3-2, 12-1, for its fourth consecutive league sweep this season. On Sunday, Harvard beat Columbia 7-2, 6-2 to extend its winning streak to seven games and give head coach Jenny Allard her No. 499 and 500 career wins.

CONNOR ARCHARD / SUN SENIOR PHOTOGAPHERThe Red’s Michiko McGivney opened game two play against Brown with a triple down rightfield, followed by a homer in the third.