Softball Overpowers Converse

Softball Overpowers Converse

ANDERSON, S.C. - The Anderson University softball team overpowered Converse in a nonconference doubleheader sweep, moving the Trojans to 4-0 on the season, winning game one, 10-0 (5 innings) and game two, 8-0 (6 innings) on Tuesday afternoon at the AU Softball Complex.

GAME #1

Anderson 10, Converse 0 (5 innings)

INSIDE THE BOX

Leading the Trojans at the plate were sophomore Meghan Majeski and junior Breanna Hagerty going 2-for-2 at the plate. Hagerty ripped a double and a home run. Junior Kasey Grant went 1-for-1 with two hit-by-pitch and a double while junior Joshlyn Martin batted 1-for-2 with a single and sacrifice fly. Sophomores Ali Anderson and Mattie Hamilton each belted a homerun.

Freshman Harlie Duncan (2-0) got the nod in game one picking up her second win of the season. Duncan pitched a five inning complete game giving up just two hits while striking out three.

Converse's Marissa Steadman (0-2) suffered the loss for the Valkyries in four innings of work. Steadman gave up nine hits and 10 runs.

GAME #2

Anderson 8, Converse 0 (6 innings)

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

Leading the Trojans at the plate, Majeski, freshmen Abi Webb and Mackenzie Haver and Anderson each picked up a hit in two or less at-bats. Senior Cailah Niles went 2-for-4 including three RBI.

Freshman Kayla Pepper (1-0) pitched a solid six innings to earn her first win of her career. Pepper only allowed one hit while striking out seven.

Valkyries Jena Massing (0-1) picked up her first loss in five and a third innings pitched. Massing gave up nine hits and eight runs.

ANDERSON STAT OF THE DAY

Out of the 18 total hits on the day, the Trojans recorded four doubles and four home runs.

NOTABLES

-As a team, the Trojans are batting .371.

-Hamilton has hit three home runs in four games played.

-The Black and Gold are 8-for-9 in stolen bases.

-Niles is leading the South Atlantic Conference with 10 RBI.

UP NEXT

The Trojans hit the road for a Saturday afternoon doubleheader with nonconference opponent North Greenville. First pitch is slated for 1 p.m.

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