Lady Archers win game two by six runs after losing game one by nine
By: REDWAN SAEED
The Lady Archers split the double header against Southwestern Illinois on Monday, March 7, at the Meramec campus. Southwestern Illinois won the first game, 13-4.
Infielder Becca Proper and shortstop Terri Dearth each had three runs batted in and SWIC collected 13 runs on 14 hits.
Southwestern Illinois scored their 13 runs through the first three innings of the game. The Lady Archers scored their four runs all in the bottom of the third inning.
Lady Archers starting pitcher Courtney Norris pitched two innings, giving up 12 hits and nine runs while facing 19 batters.
Reliever Katie Brinegar entered the game and pitched three innings, giving up two hits and allowed one run while facing 11 batters.
Southwestern Illinois starting pitcher Tate Smith pitched five innings, allowed seven hits, four runs and walked six of the 29 batters faced.
Smith earned the win for Southwestern Illinois and Norris received the loss.
The Lady Archers won game two of the doubleheader, 11-5. Shortstop Kelsey Brodbeck led the team with three hits, four stolen bases and tied centerfielder Madison Sundling with three runs scored in this game.
First baseman Tayler Augustinas had two RBIs, leading the Lady Archers.
Lady Archers starting pitcher Tiffany Link pitched six innings, allowed eight hits, five runs and struck out five of the 28 batters faced.
The Lady Archers’ record stands at 1-1 on the season.