Softball Downed by Hendrix in Doubleheader

Softball Downed by Hendrix in Doubleheader

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee softball team suffered a Friday doubleheader sweep from the Tiger Softball Field, falling 5-2 in game one before an 8-0 defeat in the nightcap.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score, Game 1: Hendrix 5, Sewanee 2
Final Score, Game 2: Hendrix (11-13, 4-7) 8, Sewanee (4-23, 1-11) 0
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HOW IT HAPPENED, GAME 1
-The Warriors tallied a run in the top of the first inning on an RBI single before the visitors added a run in the third.

-Sewanee evened the score, scoring in the bottom half of the third and fourth. The Tigers broke the shutout via a Rachel Hoffman single, bringing home Rowan Jordan.

-In the fourth, Charlsey Shirey scored on a bases loaded walk, bringing home Katie Bender.

-The Warriors added single digit runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh to seal the contest.

HOW IT HAPPENED, GAME 2
-After two scoreless innings, the Warriors scored three runs in the third before tallying five in the fourth to put the contest in run-rule.

-The Tigers only laced three singles and a double.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Taylor Wagner laced a double as a part of a 2-for-3 game one. She added a hit in game two.

-Katie Roth, Charlsey Shirey and Rachel Hoffman all drove in an RBI in game one.

-Jackie O'Reilly (4-15) allowed five earned in a complete game, striking out five batters in the opener, and Caroline Sweetin (0-8) allowed five earned on 10 hits in five innings.

HENDRIX KEY STATISTICS
-Jordan Mallard went 3-for-4 in game one with a double, triple and an RBI. She also added two hits and an RBI in the game two.

-Stephanie Combs (3-0) earned the win in relief, allowing one run on five hits with five strikeouts.

-Savannah Draud (5-5) struck out four in five shutout innings.

UP NEXT
The series finale is set for a noon first pitch on Saturday.

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