Late Outburst Does Rams in, Rhody Falls to UNC Wilmington, 10-3

Late Outburst Does Rams in, Rhody Falls to UNC Wilmington, 10-3

How it Happened
Rhode Island fell 10-3 to host UNC Wilmington on the second day of the Lafayette Ford Lincoln of Fayetteville Showcase Saturday.

After falling behind 3-0, Rhode Island (0-3) came back with three runs in the top of the fourth. Kylie Shivery led off the frame with an infield single and advanced when Kelly Licul drew a walk. With one out, Taylor Archer walked to load the bases, and Madi Housel followed with a pinch hit single to drive in Shivery. Jenna Cubello tied the game with a two-run double that brought in Housel and Archer.

UNC Wilmington (5-2) retook the lead with a single run in the bottom of the fourth and then broke the game open with a five-run rally in the fifth inning.

Inside the Box Score:

  • Kylie Shivery had her second multi-hit game of the season, as she singled twice, was hit by a pitch and scored a run. She has five hits through the first three games of the year.
  • Madi Housel had a single, one run scored and one run batted in in her first appearance of the season.
  • Jenna Cubello doubled, was hit by a pitch and drove in two runs.
  • Paige Julich singled once to extend her hitting streak to five games.
  • Taylor Archer walked and scored one run.

Stat of the Day
8 –
Rhode Island left eight runners on base.

What's Next

Rhode Island will face Delaware State for the second time in as many days at 5:30 p.m. tonight.