Bryan College Softball Wins Tow At Union

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Bryan College softball team traveled to Union College today to compete in a doubleheader.  The Lions won game one 6-3 in nine innings and game two 5-3.  The softball team is now 16-15 overall and 5-1 in the AAC.

In game one, the Lions struck first off of a solo homerun by Heidi Daniel in the third inning.  The Bulldogs score three runs in the fourth to take the lead.  Bryan scored two runs in the fifth inning to tie the game.  The game went into extra inning as the score was knotted at three after the seventh.  In the ninth inning, the Lions scored three runs, including a two-run homerun by Heather Daniel, to win the game.

The Daniel sisters led the offense.  Heather Daniel finished with three RBIs, three hits, and one run scored.  Heidi Daniel recorded two RBIs, three hits, and three runs scored.  Becca Zimmerman had the teams other RBI.  Olivia Gore tallied two hits and two runs scored.  Taylor Yates added two hits, and Katelyn Bowen added one.

Sarah Hundley pitched all nine innings for the Lions and earned the win.  She gave up three runs and five hits.  Hundley struck out six batters.

In game two, Union took control by scoring a run in the third inning and two in the fourth.  Bryan scored one run in the fifth and one in the sixth.  Then the Lions scored three runs in their final at-bat, including a two-run homerun by Katelyn Bowen, to get the win.

Katelyn Bowen ended the game with two RBIs, one hit, and one run scored.  Heidi Daniel recorded one RBI, three hits, and one run scored.  Becca Zimmerman logged one RBI and one hit.  Katie Burnett added one RBI.  Katie Vaughn tallied three hits and one run scored.  Heather Daniel and Mariam Wood had one hit apiece.  Rebecca James and Taylor Yates scored one run each.

Kaitie Sims pitched the entire game and earned the win.  She gave up three runs, one earned, and six hits.  Sims struck out eight batters.

The Lions play again tomorrow at home verse Point University.  The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 3:00pm ET.


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