first_imgAfter another double from Wright in the sixth, Sassman homered for the second time in the series to cap off the scoring. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The No. 24 University of West Florida softball team finished off a sweep at Christian Brothers on Monday afternoon with a pair of wins in a doubleheader. UWF improved to 16-8 overall with a 7-4 Gulf South Conference record with the wins, and the team stretched its winning streak to seven games. Callan Taylor led UWF with four hits on Monday afternoon, and Kathleen Smiley, Jibrasha Moore and Rachel Wright each added three. The UWF pitching staff combined for a 1.17 ERA on Monday, with 10 strikeouts and just 10 hits allowed over 12 innings in the circle. Live Stats Next Game: Full Schedule Roster Game 1: UWF 8, CBU 0 (5 innings)Tori Perkins threw her third complete game and first full shutout of the season in the front half of the doubleheader, striking out three and allowing just four hits and a walk in five innings of work. The effort dropped her season ERA to 2.04 and she earned her fourth win in the circle. Perkins also got the offense going early, with an RBI double to right center that scored Tiona Hill after a leadoff walk in the second inning. Hill would add to UWF’s 1-0 lead an inning later with her third home run of the season, blasting a line drive to left center that also scored Jibrasha Moore and Mika Garcia. Preview Sarah Maloney and Olivia Printiss combined to strike out seven CBU batters and allow just six hits. Maloney got the start and allowed three runs over three innings, before Printiss picked up her third win of the year with four innings of shutout relief, allowing only three hits and striking out five batters.   West Florida hit .438 in the three-game series as a team, with Rhiannon Sassman’s six hits, seven runs, two home runs, seven RBIs, 16 total bases and 1.455 slugging percentage leading all players. Tiona Hill and Wright both had five hits apiece, with Hill scoring five times and driving in six runs, and Wright tallying three doubles. Wright and Taylor each finished the game with three hits, marking their first three-hit games of the season.center_img Wright now leads UWF with 10 doubles, and she has eight in her last six games. With 14 and 10 hits in each game of Monday’s doubleheader, UWF now has at least eight hits in its last seven games. The final nail in the coffin was a single up the middle from Callan Taylor that scored Rhiannon Sassman, pushing West Florida ahead 8-0 and giving the Argos a run-rule victory. UWF put up another 3-spot in the fourth, starting with Rachel Wright’s steal of home after CBU tried to catch Garcia stealing second. Jibrasha Moore then doubled to left field to score Garcia, and Moore crossed home on a Meghan Toney double, putting West Florida ahead 7-0. Game 2: UWF 10, CBU 3The series finale was never in doubt for UWF, as the Argonauts put six runs on the board in the first. The first three batters in the West Florida order reached base, as Moore and Wright singled and Sassman drew a walk to load the bases, before Taylor delivered a one-out, two-run single into left field. UWF will be back in action at Mississippi College over the weekend, with games on Saturday and Sunday in Clinton, Mississippi.#ARGOS#Print Friendly Version Perkins drew a bases-loaded walk two batters later, and a two-run double from Jacquelynne Poling stretched the Argonauts lead to 5-0, before Garcia lifted a sac fly for the final run of the inning. CBU bounced back with three runs across the first and second innings, but West Florida punched back with a pair of runs in the fifth and in the sixth. The first two runs came on a single up the middle from Perkins that scored Taylor, and the next was on a sacrifice fly from Poling to stretch it to an 8-3 UWF lead. Watch Live Smiley led UWF with two hits, marking her first multi-hit game of the season, and Moore, Hill, and Garcia each scored twice. at Mississippi College 3/17/2018 – 4:00 pmlast_img

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