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Digest (May 11): UMBC wins America East softball crown

Digest (May 11): UMBC wins America East softball crown

For the first time in program history, UMBC is the America East softball champion. The Retrievers (32-19) capped a perfect tournament with a 4-0 win over Stony Brook in the championship game Saturday at Hartford’s Softball Field to claim their first title.

Courtney Coppersmith recorded her third shutout of the championship in the circle, capping her standout week by earning Most Outstanding Player honors. She went 4-0 while allowing just two runs in 28 innings pitched, a 0.50 ERA, on only eight hits with 33 strikeouts. U

UMBC, which won all of its four tournament games and outscored its foes 17-2, receives America East’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament and will learn...