MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Sewanee softball team suffered a 9-2 defeat to the Lynx of Rhodes College on Sunday.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Rhodes (16-8, 4-5) 9, Sewanee (4-19, 1-8) 2
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Rhodes opened the contest with five runs in the bottom of the first.
-The Lynx responded in the bottom of the fifth with a single run and three runs in the sixth en route to a 9-2 victory for the home team.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Caroline Sweetin collected two of the six Sewanee hits on Sunday with an RBI and a run scored.
-Jackie O'Reilly (4-12) allowed eight earned on eight hits in six innings in the circle. At the plate, she recorded the lone extra base hit.
RHODES KEY STATISTICS
-Eight of the nine hitters in the Rhodes lineup recorded hits in the win. Kirsten Samuels stroked a double.
-Haley Rath drove in two RBI, while Peyton Clark scored twice.
-Bri Maniscalco (10-3) allowed one hit in three innings.
The Purple and Gold return home for a season-long eight-game homestand, beginning with a doubleheader with Wesleyan (Ga.) on Tuesday at 2 p.m.