Florida A&M University Softball team chanted,“D-D-D Defense, Defense, Defense, Huddle,Huddle,” before the first pitch of the game against Boston college.
FAMU started off strong on defense, however Boston lead the first inning with a 2-0 lead, and continued to win ending the game 13-0.
Alyssa Weaver, senior from Oldsmar, Fla. believed that as a team they started the game out strong enough to win.
“We got out there on defense first, we got three outs in a row, our lead-out hitter got on, our second hitter got on, we had enough momentum to keep it going but then we just lost it at the end,” Weaver said.
In the fifth inning head coach Veronica Wiggins pulls out 1st string pitcher after Boston has 10 consecutive runs, and puts in 3rd string pitcher Taylor Thomas, a Senior out of Detroit Michigan.
Thomas saves the fifth inning after striking Boston out.
Kenya Pereira a sophomore from Kissimmee Fla, has high expectations in her team in how they will end the season.
“We have nowhere else to go but up, I expect us to beat the rest of the teams for the last part of our season,” Pereira said.
Lady rattlers are continuing to prepare for the conference by working hard and staying positive.
To prepare for their next game Coach Goddart said, “we will regroup, get the team together, left our spirits, realize that today is over and move forward.”
The lady Rattlers will travel to Winter Haven Fla, Friday March sixth for Rebel Games.