Softball Splits Final Day of Series with Southwestern
Softball Splits Final Day of Series with Southwestern
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Centenary (9-9)
Southwestern (10-10)
3/13/2016 | Georgetown, Texas | Attendance: 145
Win: Isabella Robb (4-4) 4.093321
Loss: Nichole Aldridge (7-5) 6.0147611
Michelle Tasin (CENTSOFT) 514200
Haley Miller (CENTSOFT) 414000
Marissa Irvin (SU) 333010
Chandler Smith (SU) 403000

GEORGETOWN, Texas – The Ladies lost the series finale 9-7, but Centenary (9-9, 3-5 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) won game  one, 5-2, against Southwestern (10-10, 3-5 SCAC) Sunday afternoon, March 13.

Centenary took the lead in game one with a pair of runs in both the first and second. Sophomore Anna Dunn provided a two-out, two-run double in the first. In the second, freshmen Margeaux Smith and Kylie Bradley, along with sophomore Haley Miller, all contributed a single to load the bases with no outs. With one out, Lizzie Moran hit an RBI single and sophomore Michelle Tasin added an RBI walk to push the lead to 4-1.

Freshman Wendy Gillet led off the seventh with a solo home run.

Dunn and Bradley both went 2-for-3 in game one. Dunn had two RBI’s while Bradley scored a run. Freshman Nichole Aldridge (7-5) picked up the win, allowing nine hits and two runs in the complete-game victory.

Berkeley Bacon led the Southwestern offense with one hit in two at-bats, adding an RBI single in the first and a sacrifice fly in the fifth. Chandler Smith (6-4) took the loss in the circle, allowing six hits and four runs in 1.1 innings pitched.

Game two saw Centenary rally from a 5-1 deficit to tie the game, but could not retake the lead. The Ladies scored three runs in the fourth and one in the fifth to knot the game at five. Two singles and an error loaded the bases with two outs. Tasin singled up the middle to score a single tally, and Gillet added the two-out single that drove in a pair.

Bradley added a solo home run in the fifth to tie the game, but Southwestern scored a pair of runs in both the bottom of fifth and sixth.

Tasin, one game after her 16-game hitting streak to begin the season ended, went 4-for-5 with two RBI’s and one run scored. Gillet had three hits in five at-bats with three RBI. Aldridge took the loss, allowing seven runs (six earned) in six innings pitched.

Amelia Fuchs had two hits in three at-bats with two runs scored and three RBI’s. Isabella Robb (4-4) started and finished the game, allowing three runs on nine hits in four innings of work.

The Centenary softball team returns to action Tuesday and Wednesday, March 15 and 16, with a pair of double headers against Trinity. First pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m. each day.