Monmouth University Softball Team loses a close 5-4 game to Towson, with sophomore Savannah Simons hitting her first career home run.

By the Numbers
  • Towson (18-26, 7-12 CAA) – 5
  • Monmouth (14-29, 6-12 CAA) – 4
  • Savannah Simons leads the Hawks in hits with 41 and has a batting average of .308.
  • Junior Billie Kerwood struck out eight Tigers in the game.
Yes, But

The Monmouth team showed resilience in the game, but ultimately fell short to Towson's late surge.

State of Play
  • Towson leads the all-time series between the two teams, 2-0.
  • Monmouth left seven runners on base, while Towson left five.
What's Next

The Hawks and Tigers are set to face each other for game two of the series on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

Bottom Line

Monmouth's loss to Towson, despite moments of strength, highlights the team's need to capitalize on key opportunities for success in future games.