Bryan Softball Splits With Point University

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Bryan College softball team traveled to Point University Thursday to compete in a doubleheader.  The Lions won game one 13-4 but lost game two 6-5.  The softball team is now 17-16 overall and 6-2 in the AAC.

In game one, both teams scored a run in their first at-bat.  The SkyHawks scored two runs in the third.  The Lions scored three runs in the fourth to take the lead.  Point tied the game in the bottom of the inning.  Bryan scored three more in the fifth inning, including a solo homerun by Becca Zimmerman.  The Lions added six runs in the seventh to get the final score.

Becca Zimmerman led the offense with four runs batted in, three hits, and one run scored.  Katie Vaughn finished with three RBIs, two hits, and three runs scored.  Katelyn Bowen recorded two RBIs, two hits, and one run scored.  Heidi Daniel tallied two RBIs and one hit.  Taylor Yates notched one RBI, two hits, and two runs scored.  Heather Daniel and Mariam Wood logged two hits apiece.  Daniel scored one run, and Wood scored two.  Jill Davis added one hit.  Rebecca James crossed home plate twice.

Kaitie Sims pitched all seven innings for the Lions and earned the win.  She gave up four runs, three earned, and ten hits.  Hundley struck out six batters.

In game two, the Lions scored two runs in the first inning to take the early lead.  The SkyHawks crossed the plate four times in the fourth inning and two in the sixth.  Bryan scored three runs in the final at-bat but fell one run shy of extending the game.

Taylor Yates ended the game with two RBIs and one hit.  Mariam Wood and Katie Vaughn had one RBI apiece.  Heidi Daniel, Jill Davis, and Becca Zimmerman tallied two hits apiece.  Davis scored one run.  Heather Daniel recorded one hit and two runs scored.  Rebecca James and Heather Knight scored one run apiece.

Sarah Hundley started in the circle for the Lions and received the loss.  She pitched the first five innings and gave up four runs and seven hits.  Shanna Chappell started the sixth inning.  She walked the two batters she faced and was charged with giving up two runs as they eventually scored.  Hundley returned to the circle to close out the game and gave up a hit.

The Lions play again Monday at home verse Reinhardt University.  The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 2:00pm ET.


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