The Virginia softball team dropped both legs of a doubleheader at Boston College, 5-1 and 9-1, Saturday. With the losses, the Cavaliers fell to 8-42 overall and 1-24 in the ACC.
In the first game, Tory Speer hit a two-run home run in the third inning as BC went on to win 5-1. The Cavaliers’ lone run came when junior Heidi Velk singled in the sixth and scored on a double by freshman Iyana Hughes.
In the second game, Speer hit her second two-run home run of the day and Jordan Weed hit a three-run home run in the sixth as the Eagles won, 9-1.
Hughes got the Cavaliers on the board in the first, scoring on a wild pitch.
The two teams will conclude the series Sunday with first pitch scheduled for noon. It will mark the Cavaliers’ season finale.