Lady Lions Softball Team Splits With University of Saint Francis

Friday, March 14, 2014

The Bryan College softball team traveled to Beaufort, S.C., to compete in a doubleheader against University of Saint Francis.  The Lions lost game one 7-3 but bounced back to win game two 8-0 in five innings.  The softball team is now 12-9 on the season.

In game one, the Cougars scored two runs in the first innings and three runs in the second to take command of the game.  They added two more runs in the sixth inning.  The Lions crossed the plate once in the sixth inning and twice in the seventh inning.

Kirstie Jennings finished the game with one run batted in and one hit.  Katie Burnett had the team's only other RBI.  Katie Vaughn had a team high two hits.  Katelyn Bowen and Rebecca James recorded one hit and one run scored apiece.  Olivia Gore and Becca Zimmerman added one hit apiece.  Jill Davis scored one run.

Shanna Chappell started in the circle and received the loss.  She gave up seven unearned runs and nine hits in seven innings of work.

The Lions dominated game two.  They scored two runs in their first at-bat.  Then they added three runs in the third, one in the fourth, and two in the fifth inning.

Taylor Yates ended the game with two RBIs, three hits, and one run scored.  Olivia Gore tallied two RBIs, two hits, and three runs scored.  She hit one homerun.  Heather Daniel finished with two RBIs, two hits, and one run scored.  Katie Burnett recorded one RBI and one hit.  Jill Davis had the team's other RBI.  Rebecca James added two hits and one run scored.  Katelyn Bowen and Kirstie Jennings had one hit apiece.  Jennings scored a run.  Nichole Capo crossed the plate once.

Sarah Hundley pitched all five innings for Bryan and earned the win.  She struck out three batters and gave up just three hits.

The Lions play again tomorrow at University of South Carolina Beaufort.  The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 1:00pm ET.


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