Softball Sweeps Home Doubleheader with Johnson C. Smith

Softball Sweeps Home Doubleheader with Johnson C. Smith


ANDERSON, S.C. - The Anderson University softball team used a total of 24 hits to score 22 runs on its way to defeating nonconference CIAA opponent Johnson C. Smith winning game one, 8-0, and claiming the nightcap, 14-0, on Friday evening at the AU Softball Complex.


Anderson 9-3
Johnson C. Smith 0-4


Leading the Trojans at the plate on the day was senior Rachael Barefield going a perfect 4-for-4 with a double and three RBI. Junior Joshlyn Martin went 4-for-6 with two doubles and four RBI while junior Breanna Hagerty batted 3-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI. Senior Cailah Niles went 2-for-4 while freshmen Harlie Duncan and Mackenzie Haver each singled going 1-for-1.

Freshman Kayla Pepper (3-1) went the distance in game one giving up six hits and striking out three in the shutout win.

Senior Randee Bettis (2-1) was the game two starter giving up just one hit while striking out four in a complete game shutout.


15 different players for Anderson had at least one hit on the day.


The Trojans remain home to host nonconference opponent Georgia College on Sunday. First pitch of the doubleheader is slated for 1:30 p.m.

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