Williams Grand Slam Lifts Softball over Mercer
Kristan Glover (
“Kristen really stepped up and got the job done,” said Johnson.
Robyne Siliga (
“Robyne just hits the ball hard,” said Johnson.
A three-run sixth inning lifted
Freshman Hanna Ennis (
The Eagles added to their lead when Siliga homered to center giving
Kristan Glover picked up the win in relief. She pitched 1.2 innings allowing only one hit and no runs.
Mercer took a short lived 3-2 lead in the top of the sixth inning. Emi Sherrill hit a two RBI single with bases loaded to tie the game. Kristin Marko hit a pitch hit RBI single to give the Bears the lead. Mercer kept the bases loaded with one out after Marko’s hit. Sherrill was thrown out at home by Siliga for the second out of the inning. Kristan Glover struck out Lacey Richardson on a 1-2 count to get out of the jam.
Mackenzie Williams’ (
The Eagles scored all nine runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings as the bats came to life late in the ballgame.
Mercer took an early two-run lead in the second when Cassy Neilson drove in two runs on a two-out double.
Page Raynor doubled in the third inning as Mercer threatened to score in back-to-back innings; however, Jordyn Nail (
Ennis got things started for the Eagles with a leadoff triple in the fourth and scored on a wild pitch.
Siliga hit her second home run of the season in the fourth and tied the game at 2-2.
Amanda Hall (Haddock,
“Hall consistently hits, and that was a big one in the sixth,” said Johnson.
Kristan Glover went the distance for
Iduate stole two bases and scored two runs in game two.
Softball hits the road Tuesday and will face Florida A&M in a doubleheader in Tallahassee, Fla. starting at 4 p.m.
- Category: Softball
- Published on Sunday, 15 February 2009 00:01