Bryan Softball Team Falls To No. 10 Reinhardt

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Bryan College softball team hosted a doubleheader Monday against Reinhardt University.  The Eagles are currently ranked No. 10 in the nation.  The Lions lost game one 3-2 and game two 8-7.  The softball team is now 17-18 overall and 6-4 in the AAC.

In game one, the Eagles scored two runs in the third inning to take the lead.  The Lions were able to get one back in the fourth inning.  Both teams crossed the plate once in the fifth inning to conclude the scoring.

Heidi Daniel and Mariam Wood recorded one run batted in and one hit.  Becca Zimmerman finished with two hits and one run scored.  Katie Burnett, Olivia Gore, and Taylor Yates added one hit apiece.  Burnett scored a run.

Sarah Hundley pitched all seven innings for the Lions and received the loss.  She gave up three runs, two earned, and seven hits. 

In game two, both teams scored a run in their first at-bat.  The Lions scored four runs in the third inning, including a three-run homerun by Heidi Daniel.  Reinhardt followed that with four runs in the fourth inning.  Bryan scored a run in the bottom of the inning off a solo homerun by Mariam Wood.  The Eagles scored two in the fifth inning to take the lead.  The Lions tied the game in the bottom of the inning.  Reinhardt scored one run in the sixth to conclude the scoring.

Heidi Daniel led the offense with three runs batted in, one hit, and one run scored.  Mariam Wood ended the game with two RBIs, two hits, and one run scored.  Olivia Gore tallied two RBIs, one hit, and one run scored.  Katie Vaughn recorded a team hit three hits to go with her two run scored.  Kately Bowen logged two hits and one run scored.  Heather Daniel, Taylor Yates, and Becca Zimmerman had one hit each.  Heather also scored a run.

Kaitie Sims pitched the entire game for Bryan and received the loss.  She gave up eight runs and eleven hits.  Sims struck out six batters.

The Lions play again Wednesday at home verse Tennessee Wesleyan College.  The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 3:00pm ET.

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