Dartmouth, Stetson Both Down B-CU 3-2
DELAND, Fla. - Bethune-Cookman dropped a pair of 3-2 losses to Dartmouth and host Stetson at the Hatter Classic Friday.
The Wildcats (1-10) have now lost four consecutive one-run games. The last three have been by identical 3-2 scores.
Calesha Shelley had a combined five hits for B-CU, who stranded 24 runs over the course of Friday's games.
DARTMOUTH 3, B-CU 2
Against Dartmouth, B-CU posted a season-high nine hits..
The Wildcats tied the game in the fifth when Aurelia Gamch singled home Wanda Darby and took a 2-1 lead in the sixth when Michelle Banuelos-Smith led off with a double and scored on Shelley's bunt single.
Dartmouth (1-0) regained the lead with a two-run double in the bottom of the sixth.
Shelley, Gamch, and Banuelos-Smith each had two hits for the Wildcats.
STETSON 3, B-CU 2
The host Hatters (3-5) used a pair of homers to take an early 3-0 lead, but Samantha Gale kept Stetson scoreless the final five innings as the Wildcats tried to come back.
In the sixth, Shelley led off with a single and scored on Simone Ceasar's bunt single to make it a 3-2 game.
Shelley made a catch at the wall in the seventh to keep it a one-run game, but the Wildcats were retired in order.
Shelley went 3-5 for B-CU, while Gamch and Ceasar had two hits apiece.
The Wildcats return to Stetson Saturday and will face Dartmouth and Stetson again at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.