Sewanee falls in doubleheader against Birmingham-Southern

Sewanee falls in doubleheader against Birmingham-Southern

SEWANEE, Tenn. (March 11, 2017) – The Sewanee softball team dropped a doubleheader Saturday to Southern Athletic Association (SAA) foe Birmingham-Southern.

The visiting Panthers earned a 15-1 win the opener and then won the nightcap, 15-0.

Sewanee played well early in game one. The Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of first when Rachel Hoffman scored Charlsey Shirey. BSC answered back with eight runs in the third and seven in the fifth. 

Shirley finished 2-for-2 with a run scored. Infielder Taylor Anderson led BSC with a 2-for-3 performance with two runs and four RBI.

In the second game, Sewanee was limited to two hits. BSC starter Haley Crumpton tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts. 

Katie Roth earned her second hit of the day while Sydney Leibfritz also reached on a single.

BSC and Sewanee are scheduled to conclude their series a noon, Sunday,

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