February 18, 2014 > Pioneers start slow then win Battle of the Bay
Pioneers start slow then win Battle of the Bay
Submitted By Scott Chisholm
Cal State East Bay softball opened the season on the road February 12th, dropping 6-1 and 6-2 decisions to Cal State Stanislaus. In the first game, East BayÕs Ali CerminaraÕs RBI single was the lone hit and drove in the lone Pioneer run. Although Pioneer pitcher Kelsey Cairns tossed a complete game in the second contest, the Pioneer defense and bats were too silent.
On Friday, February 14th, CSUEB softball impressed the Pioneer faithful in its home debut earning 10-1 and 4-2 victories over San Francisco State. East Bay earned its first pair of wins this season to open California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) and is the only unbeaten team in league play following FridayÕs action around the league.
Cal State East Bay softball split California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) home contests with San Francisco State on February 15th. The Pioneers took game one 13-5 in six innings and the Gators won game two 12-7. Cal State East Bay won 3-of-4 games over the series to take the ÔBattle of the Bay.Õ