Bryan College Softball Wins Two

Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Bryan College softball team hosted a doubleheader on Saturday against Truett-McConnell College.  The Lions won game one 3-2 and game two 7-0.  The softball team is now 23-18 overall and 12-4 in the AAC.

In game one, the Bears scored one run in the fifth inning and one in the sixth to take the lead.  The Lions scored three runs in the sixth inning off of a three-run homerun by Heather Daniel to win the game.

Heather Daniel led the offense with three runs batted in, one hit, and one run scored.  Heidi Daniel, Olivia Gore, Taylor Yates, and Becca Zimmerman had one hit apiece.  Rebecca Zimmerman and Heather Knight scored one run each.

Shanna Chappell started in the circle for the Lions.  She gave up just one run and two hits in four and one-third innings of work.  Sarah Hundley pitched the final two and two-thirds innings.  She gave up one run and three hits.  Hundley earned the win.

In game two, the Lions scored three run in the fourth inning, including a solo homerun by Heidi Daniel.  Bryan added two runs in the fifth inning and two in the sixth to get the win.

Becca Zimmerman had a team high two RBIs to go with one hit and one run scored.  Heather Daniel and Heidi Daniel finished with one RBI, two hits, and two runs scored apiece.  Taylor Yates recorded one RBI and two hits.  Katelyn Bowen had the teams other RBI.  Olivia Gore and Rebecca James added one hit apiece.  Jill Davis and Heather Knight scored one run each.

Kaitie Sims pitched the entire game and earned the win.  She gave up just three hits and struck out six batters.

The Lions play again on Monday at Tennessee Temple University.  The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 3:00pm ET.

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