Laura Ricciardone - Softball
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Laura Ricciardone of the Harvard women’s softball team was named Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week for the week of April 28.
In its final home weekend of the regular season, the Crimson split a doubleheader with division rival Dartmouth April 29. The Crimson took Game 1 in eight innings, 2-0, and dropped the second game, 2-1, in a Dartmouth walk-off. In the first game, Ricciardone allowed just three Dartmouth hits and did not surrender a walk through seven innings. The junior had one hit. Game 2 was no different as Ricciardone and Morgan Groom combined to hold Dartmouth without a hit through the first five innings. The Slidell, La., native posted four k’s.
Harvard dropped a pair to Dartmouth, 8-2, 9-2 to finish second in the Ivy North Division standings April 28.
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