Bryan Lady Lions Win Two In NAIA National Tournament

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Bryan College softball team won two games Tuesday in the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round.  The Lions defeated Houston-Victoria 9-8 followed by a 2-0, 11 inning victory against Indiana University Southeast.  Bryan is now 31-23 and face Auburn Montgomery Wednesday at 3 p.m..

In the first game, the Lions scored one run in the first, two runs in the second, and one run in the fourth inning.  The Jaguars crossed the plate six times in the fourth inning.  Bryan scored four runs in the sixth.  Houston-Victoria tied the game in the bottom of the inning.  The Lions scored a run in the seventh inning to win 9-8.

Heather Daniel led the offense with two runs batted in, two hits, and one run scored.  Katelyn Bowen finished with two RBIs, one hit, and one run scored.  Heidi Daniel recorded one RBI, two hits, and one run scored.  Mariam Wood logged one RBI, one hit, and two runs scored.  Katie Vaughn and Becca Zimmerman had one RBI and one hit apiece.  Kirstie Jennings had the teams other RBI.  Olivia Gore and Taylor Yates added two hits apiece.  Gore scored two runs, while Yates scored one run.  Jill Davis crossed the plate once.

Kaitie Sims started in the circle for the Lions.  She gave up six runs and seven hits in three and one-third innings of work.  Sarah Hundley pitched the final three and two-thirds innings of work.  She gave up two runs and three hits.  Hundley earned the win.

In the second game, neither team was able to score a run in regulation.  The Lions scored two runs in the 11th inning to get the win.

Heidi Daniel led the offense with two runs batted in and two hits.  Kirstie Jennings recorded one hit and one run scored.  Becca Zimmerman added one hit.  Jill Davis scored one run.

Katie Sims pitched all eleven innings and earned the win.  She gave up just six hits and struck out six batters.

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