Notre Dame softball: Irish fall in title game

Staff reports
ND Insider

South Florida pushed across an unearned run in the 10th inning to edge Notre Dame, 1-0, in the championship game of the Big East softball tournament in Tampa, Fla.

Notre Dame’s Laura Winter pitched all 10 innings, striking out 11. ND managed just four hits in the game, two each by Chloe Saganowich and Kelsey Thornton.

At Tampa, Fla.

South Florida0000000001 — 1 5 0
Notre Dame0000000000 — 0 4 2

Visiting pitcher (W, 1-0), relief (S, 1). Home Pitcher (L, 0-1).

Records: South Florida 43-14, Notre Dame 43-13