ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – McKenna Holtz smacked a solo home run to lead off the bottom of the first inning, but the St. Bonaventure University softball team was defeated by George Mason 13-2 on Sunday afternoon at Joyce Field.
The Bonnies fall to 8-24 and 1-10 in the Atlantic 10 and George Mason improves to 15-23 and 5-7 in A-10 play.
The Patriots struck first in the opening inning with two runs by way of an RBI single and a sacrifice fly.
Holtz answered by blasting her second round tripper of the season over the left field fence, cutting the Patriot lead to 2-1.
George Mason added an insurance run in the second, fourth and fifth innings, pushing the lead to 5-1.
An eight-run top of the seventh from the Patriots put the game out of reach.
The Bonnies are back in action Wednesday on the road at Fordham for a mid-week Atlantic 10 doubleheader. Game one is slated for first pitch at 2:00 p.m.
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