CHAPMAN, MA -- The Williams College softball team ended its 15-game West Coast swing with a split at Chapman University Tuesday, rallying for six runs in the six inning of game one to mpost a 7-5 victory, and then dropping the nightcap, 2-1.
Williams finished its trip 12-3. The Ephs are scheduled to play a three-game series at Middlebury Friday and Saturday.
Williams trailed Chapman 2-0 after four innings, but got a run back in the fifth when Priscilla Pino reached on an error, took third on a double by Tayler Donze and scored on Alison Michalik's infield single.
The nightcap was scoreless for the first five frames before Williams scraped together a run in the sixth when Curt lined a one-out double and, with two outs, Brenna Martinez singled pinch-runner Ashley Wirth home.
Chapman scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to win the game, both RBI-hits coming with two outs. Brooke Bovier took the loss, going 6 2/3 innings and giving up three hits and two runs, both unearned. She walked six and struck out five.
Williams had seven hits. Donze was 2 for 3.