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Brief: softball gets swept in La. Tech doubleheader

Brief: softball gets swept in La. Tech doubleheader

April 26
15:21 2015

Alex Lilley / Intern Writer

The Mean Green softball team was swept in road doubleheader by Louisiana Tech University on Saturday. The team was shutout in game one 3-0 and lost game two 4-1.

Game one:

There wasn’t a lot of offense in game one, as La. Tech (28-16, 11-6) downed the Mean Green (16-26, 8-11) 3-0.

Freshman pitcher Monique Garcia pitched six innings and allowed six hits to go with three runs.

La. Tech scored two runs in the second inning to go up 2-0 nothing. The Mean Green had chances to come back, but couldn’t cash in, leaving three on base. La. Tech scored one more in the sixth inning off a solo home run to make the final score 3-0.

La. Tech pitcher Bianca Duran pitched a complete game shutouts and limited North Texas to just two hits.

Game two:

North Texas was unable to bounce back in the second game losing 4-1.

La. Tech scored first again, this time in the first inning, to take a 1-0 lead.

North Texas responded back immediately in the second when junior utility player Karly Williams hit an RBI double to tie the game at 1-1.

After tying up the game, the Mean Green missed its chances of taking a lead and left runners on base the next inning. La. Tech had a three run fifth inning that ended dooming the Mean Green.

Sophomore pitcher Stacey Underwood pitched six innings and allowed four runs on six hits. She walked three and struck out one.

The Mean Green will play one more game with La. Tech 1 p.m. on Sunday.

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