No. 2-ranked Emory showed why it's so highly ranked on Friday afternoon as they swept a doubleheader from the Covenant softball team.
Emory took game one 9-0 before claiming the second game 11-0.
Covenant falls to 2-16 on the season, while Emory goes to an impressive 34-1 overall.
Emory got five RBIs from Micah Scharff as the Eagles took game one of a doubleheader from the Covenant softball team 9-0 in six innings on Friday afternoon.
Scharff belted a three-run home run, her first of the season, to left field in the first inning to give Emory a 3-0 lead. Emory would add a run in the second, two more in the fourth, and three in the sixth for the final tally.
Covenant managed just three hits, but did draw six walks from Emory pitchers.Courtney Wagoner, Morgan Lane, and Madison Quirk each had a hit apiece.
The Lady Scots' best chance to score came in the bottom of the first as Emory starting pitcher Madeleine Lowery walked the first two hitters before being replaced. Lauren Johns then worked a two-out walk to load the bases, but Covenant could not come through. Covenant also had first and third with two outs in the sixth, but again could not find the key hit.
Cori Hilt (2-7) is hit with the loss for the Lady Scots as she allowed eight earned runs in six innings of work. Emory's Sydney Carpenter (6-0) picks up the win as she allowed three hits in six innings.
In game two of the doubleheader, Emory scored used a six-run second inning to pull away from Covenant and cruise to an 11-0 win and a sweep.
The Eagles took advantage of two Covenant errors in the second inning as they scred six times on four hits. Emory would add insurance runs in the fourth and fifth innings.
Morgan Lane had two of the Lady Scots' four hits in game two as she went 2-for-2.Kendall Whann and Chandler Shepherd had a hit each.
Hannah Rogers (0-7) picks up the loss for Covenant as she lasted two innings and gave up four earned runs.
Amanda Kardys (19-1) gets credit for the victory. Kardys went all five innings allowing just four hits and striking out four on 58 pitches.
Covenant is back in action on Saturday when they travel to GSAC foe Wesleyan. Game one of the doubleheader is set for 1 p.m.