Softball Earns Road Split With North Greenville

Softball Earns Road Split With North Greenville

Tigerville, S.C. --- The University of Mount Olive softball team earned a doubleheader split with North Greenville University, 2-1 (Win) and 3-1, on Friday afternoon in Tigerville, S.C.

GAME INFORMATION
Score: 
Game 1: Mount Olive 2, North Greenville 1
Game 2: North Greenville 3, Mount Olive 1
Records: Mount Olive (13-21, 3-3 CC), North Greenville (17-13, 3-1 CC)
Location: Jan McDonald Field, Tigerville, S.C.

How It Happened
Game 1: Play-by-Play
Game 2: Play-by-Play

GAME ONE

  • The Trojans recorded the first run of the game in the top of the third inning as junior Kayla Allen singled to bring in sophomore Charlene Thompson and give UMO a 1-0 advantage.
  • UMO increased its lead to two in the top of the fourth with a base hit by senior JenniBeth Burge that scored freshman Kelsey Hayes.
  • In the bottom of the seventh, North Greenville cut the Trojans' lead in half at 2-1 on a RBI double, but the Crusaders could draw no closer in UMO's 2-1 victory.

KEY STATS GAME 1

  • Freshman Karen Foley (2-8) pitched six innings, allowing just one run on one hit, striking out six in the win.
  • Five Trojans recorded a hit with Allen, Burge, Foley, Thompson, and junior Anna Ingram all recording one hit.

GAME TWO

  • Like the first game, UMO scored first in game two on a RBI single by Foley in the top of the first, scoring Thompson to push the Trojans ahead 1-0.
  • NGU responded in the bottom half of the first with a RBI triple and a two-run home run that gave the Crusaders a 3-1 lead.
  • After the opening inning, UMO was held to just one hit over the final six innings as North Greenville earned the 3-1 win.

KEY STATS GAME 2

  • Allen, Foley, and Ingram all recorded a hit for UMO, while Thompson earned two walks in the second game.

Up Next
Mount Olive wraps up its weekend with a doubleheader on Saturday at Noon and 2 p.m. against Southern Wesleyan University in Central, S.C.