Softball - Tue, Mar. 25, 2014
Georgetown College softball provided more than enough offense for ace Kayla Williams, picking up a 3-0 win against Cumberland University Friday.
The Tigers (13-6, 8-3 MSC) scored a run each in the second, fourth and seventh innings, while holding one of the top offenses in the Mid-South Conference scoreless.
The Bulldogs are second in batting average, .344, and third in runs batted in at 5.35. Williams scattered six hits and record three strikeouts along the way.
Offensive highlights for the Tigers were a triple by Taylor Shaw and a homerun from Shelby Engle.
Shaw's RBI single brought in Sandy Young and proved to be the only offense GC needed in the top of the second. She roped a triple an at-bat later that scored Cassidy Taylor, who drew a one-out walk.
Engle's shot was the icing on the cake with one out in the seventh. The sophomore's solo homerun gave extra breathing room in the low-scoring game.
CU threatened in the top of the second with back-to-back singles to lead off. However, a popup to Hayden Seng, a long foul out to Emily Snow and a Williams strikeout ended the rally.
The junior pitcher retired the side twice and in the middle of the game set seven down in a row. Williams runs her record to 5-3 this season.
Other Tigers with hits were Chelsea Riney, Ashley Coppage, Snow and Seng.