Softball Sees Season End In 9-3 Loss To Lees-McRae

Softball Sees Season End In 9-3 Loss To Lees-McRae

Burlington, N.C. --- The sixth-seeded University of Mount Olive softball team saw its season come to an end in a 9-3 loss to eighth-seeded Lees-McRae College in the 2017 Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament in Burlington, N.C.

Score: Lees-McRae 9, Mount Olive 3
Records: Mount Olive (25-29), Lees-McRae (15-33)
Location: Springwood Park, Burlington, N.C.

How It Happened: Play-by-Play


  • Lees-McRae scored first in the top of the third inning to give the Bobcats a 1-0 lead.
  • The Bobcats tacked on three more runs in the top of the fourth to push Lees-McRae ahead, 4-0.
  • In the top of the sixth, Lees-McRae's lead ballooned to six at 6-0 with two more runs being pushed across.
  • UMO got on the board in the bottom half of the sixth, scoring three runs on three RBI doubles to cut Lees-McRae's lead in half at 6-3.
  • The Bobcats pushed their lead back to six with three more runs in the top of the seventh as Lees-McRae grabbed the 9-3 win.


  • Juniors Kayla Allen and Kristin Power each led the Trojans with two hits.
  • In the circle, freshman Karen Foley (L: 3-10) was credited with the loss, pitching 3.1 innings, allowing three earned runs on six hits and striking out a pair.

The Trojans' season comes to an end with the loss. UMO amassed a 25-29 record and a 13-9 mark in Conference Carolinas play during the regular season.