Howard Bison Split Doubleheader with Coppin State Eagles in MEAC Softball

John E De Freitas. | 4/14/2010, 2:15 p.m.

Lady Bison catcher Aisha Ledet tags Coppin infielder Charma Robinson (#1) at the end of the third inning. Photo by John E. Defreitas
The Howard Lady Bison fell in the first game of last Saturday afternoon's doubleheader with Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) North rival Coppin State 7-0 at Banneker Field in Northwest. On Sun. April 4 the Bison picked up their victory defeating Coppin 4-3 to split the home opening 2010 series. Christine Sborz (McLean,Va./Bishop Ireton H.S.) scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to lead Howard to a 4-3 victory. Sborz led off the inning by drawing a walk.

She advanced to second on a fielder's choice and moved to third base on a Coppin State fielding error. After Lorae Robinson stole second, Courtney Young walked to load the bases with no outs. Aisha Ledet reached first on a Coppin State fielding error, which allowed Sborz to score the winning run. The victory gave the Bison the series victory over the Eagles by winning two of the three games.

Lady Bison senior third base Nicole Saez is late in tagging Amber Miller during the second inning.Photo by John E. De Freitas