April 18, 2008

Softball Falls to St. Andrews

Simpsonville, S.C.--The Lees-McRae Lady Bobcats were upset by St. Andrews Presbyterian College 1-0 this morning in the first round of the Conference Carolinas Championship Tournament held in Simpsonville, S.C. The Lady Bobcats will take to the field again Saturday morning at 9:00am as they take on Anderson University in the double elimination tournament.

Sophomore pitcher Amanda Dodson (Walnut Cove, N.C.) took to the mound for the Lady Bobcats, striking out nine batters and allowing only six hits. Freshman Paige Coleman (Thomasville, N.C.) went 2-4 from the plate, hitting two singles in the game.

The winning pitcher for the Knights was Samantha Stewart, who allowed only two hits. Erin Haugen was 2-4 with two singles and scored the solo run for St. Andrews while Nicole Easter also went 2-4 with two singles on the day.

Pictured: Amanda Dodson