SEWANEE, Tenn. (March 24, 2017) – Despite one of its better offensive performances of the season, the Sewanee softball team dropped a doubleheader against Southern Athletic Association (SAA) rival Rhodes, Friday.
The Tigers lost the opener 10-0 before falling in the second contest, 17-7.
Anna Kulp, Christine Hume, and Katelynn Bresler all had three hits for Rhodes. Rhodes starter Bri Maniscalco earned her sixth win after she tossed a complete-game shutout while striking out five.
In the nightcap, Sewanee fell behind 8-0 after the top half of the first inning. However, in the bottom of the inning, Sewanee's bats came alive. After a double from Katie Roth, Hoffman hammered a two-run homerun to left center. Later in the inning, Watters scored Sarah-Kate Moon.
Overall, Shirey again played well with two hits while Sweetin finished 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored. Hoffman was 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI.
Hume led Rhodes with three hits, three runs scored, and four RBI. One of her hits was a homerun.
Sewanee and Rhodes will wrap up their series at noon, Saturday.
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