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The UMaine softball team returns to defeat Bryant in overtime

The University of Maine softball team did the seemingly impossible on Wednesday in their first America East tournament game, coming back to defeat Bryant 9-7 in Orono.

The No. 6 Black Bears entered Wednesday’s game with a 4-39 overall record and just one conference win – which happened to be on April 7 against No. 3 Bryant (32-15).

Trailing 3-0 in the sixth inning with two outs, two strikes and two runners on, fifth-year pitcher Cat Fallon changed the course of UMaine’s season with one swing of her bat, blasting a home run up center and blowing the lid off was blown off the pot. UMaine softball complex.

Sam Canfield is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan and the Bangor Daily News’ newest sports reporter. He enjoys exploring the stories and motivations behind Maine’s most exciting athletes… More by Sam Canfield