April 21, 2013
PITTSBURGH - The University of Pittsburgh softball team (16-27, 5-12) fell to Notre Dame (33-10, 13-1) by the score of 7-0 in the finale of the three-game series on Senior Day at Vartabedian Field.
Notre Dame's pitcher Laura Winter threw a complete-game one hitter and struck out 14 Pitt batters. She also hit a three run homer in the top of the first inning. It was her third home run of the series.
The Fighting Irish would add two runs in the fifth and two runs in the sixth for the 7-0 advantage. Winter tallied her fourth RBI of the day with a single in the fifth, and Emilee Korener, the nation's leading batter, added an RBI in the sixth.
Jordan Fannin broke up the perfect game with a one out single in the bottom of the seventh inning, but Winter then recoded back-to-back strikeouts to end the game.
The Panthers are off until May 1st when they host Providence in a mid-week doubleheader.
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