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Softball takes care of business in 5-2 win over North Florida

Friday, March 30, 2007

March 30, 2007

Final Stats

The Lady Bisons didn't waste anytime putting runs on the board in game one of Friday night's conference doubleheader against North Florida.

Lipscomb placed three runs on the board in the first frame en route to a 5-2 win. Kellie Sirus singled driving in Leigh Little and Lauren Dortwegt for the first two Lipscomb runs of the game. Three batters later, pinch runner Samantha Little scored on Christen Campbell's sacrifice fly to left field.

In the bottom of the second, Leigh Little singled to left center to drive in Kristie Sirus extending the Lady Bison's lead to 4-0.

Lipscomb pitcher Christen Campbell didn't allow a ball to reach the outfield until the top of the 5th when Ashley Parenteau hit a home run over the left field fence.

After two North Florida singles and a Lipscomb error in the 6th, North Florida cut the Lady Bison's lead to 4-2 on an RBI single by Parenteau.

Lipscomb added the security run in the bottom of the 6th when Niki Bails doubled to left field, then advance to third when Kristie Sirus reached on an error, and finally scored on a wild pitch.

Campbell was credited with the win after pitching a seven-hit complete game striking out seven. Campbell leads the A-Sun in wins with a record of 11-6.

North Florida's Katie Brosky received the loss to fall to 8-8. She entered the game with a 1.83 earned run average before giving up five runs, two of which were earned.

Lipscomb improved to 17-15 overall and 4-1 in the Atlantic Sun. North Florida fell to 23-15 overall and 1-2 in the Atlantic Sun.