Softball picks up first win of the season; Splits with Dallas
Softball picks up first win of the season; Splits with Dallas
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Dallas (5-6, 3-0 SCAC)
Centenary (0-11, 0-3 SCAC)
3/9/2014 | Shreveport, La. | Attendance: 57
Win: Katherine Lee (3-2) 7.031012
Loss: Laura Perilloux (0-7) 4.095501
Avery Finch (UDSB14) 413000
Nicole Warren (CENT) 311000
Hannah Hastie (CENT) 301000
Amber Smith (CENT) 301000

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Centenary softball team picked up its first win of the season with a 7-0 decision in the final game of the doubleheader against the University of Dallas on Sunday afternoon. The victory was the first of head coach Amanda Nordberg’s career. The Ladies (1-11, 1-3 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) fell 5-1 in the opener.

Nicole Warren paced the Maroon and White on the day with three total hits including a pair in the victory. The senior also drove in one of the Ladies’ runs in the second contest with Whitney Patterson plating three of the seven runs in the contest – all coming in the second inning – as she went 1-for-3 with a triple.

Lynsi Unruh logged the win in the circle allowing three hits in five innings pitched while striking out a pair and walking five batters. Laura Perilloux tossed the final two frames giving up a hit with a walk and a strikeout.

Mookie Allison, Cadie Hancock, Abbie Woods and Emma Viskozki each recorded hits in the win with Viskozki, Hancock and Amber Smith each driving in a run.

Centenary garnered seven hits in the contest and capitalized on five Crusader miscues.

Chloe Campise (1-4) took the loss in the circle giving up all seven runs on six hits in just 1.1 innings of work. Katie Lee, the game one winner, tossed the final 4.2 frames in relief allowing just one hit while striking out four and walking two.

In the opener, the Crusaders used a four-run, fifth inning to earn the decision. The Blue and White plated its first run of the contest in the fourth inning as Taylor Garica scored Lyda Tesauro with a single down the left field line. Erin Begle followed in the next inning with a two-run, double to extend the lead to 3-0.

Centenary cracked the scoreboard in the sixth as warren scored on a Patterson sacrifice fly.

Perilloux (0-7) was saddled with the loss in the opener pitching four innings and allowing all five runs on nine hits with a strikeout. Unruh tossed the final three frames surrendering two hits and fanning five along with a walk.

Lee recorded a complete game victory striking out two with a walk. Warren, Hannah Hastie and Smith each recorded hits in the affair.

Centenary returns to action on Wednesday, March 12 as the Ladies host Millsaps in a doubleheader beginning at 4 p.m.