PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) softball team (14-20) suffered a pair of non-conference losses to visiting Kutztown (29-14) on Sunday afternoon, 3-0 and 7-1.
GAME ONE – L, 3-0
The Golden Bears tallied one run in the second and two in the third. The runs came on three RBI doubles. The Rams had at least one baserunner in all but one inning but could not push across a run. They finished with eight hits.
GAME TWO – L, 7-1
Kutztown went ahead 2-0 in the first on a single and a groundout. Jefferson closed the gap to one in the fourth on senior Naomi Stas's RBI single.
The Golden Bears pulled away with four runs in the sixth. They posted a two-run double followed by a two-run single. Kutztown added a final run in the seventh on a base hit.
Jefferson Softball returns to its conference schedule with a twin bill at Concordia (N.Y.) on Tuesday, April 16 at 3 p.m.