UMobile Softball Sweeps Columbia By 1-0 Scores
posted on March 26, 2012 20:53
MOBILE, Ala-- The 23rd-ranked University of Mobile softball team swept a non-conference doubleheader from Columbia College by a pair of 1-0 scores Monday.
Mobile (19-6, 1-3) will travel to Columbus, Ga., to compete in the SSAC Crossover Tournament Thursday-Saturday. Mobile will battle Southern Wesleyan at 3 pm and Lee University at 5 pm on Thursday to start the tourney.
Kamaron Strickland twirled 7 innings of 4-hit shutout ball in the opener, striking out 4 batters and walking 1. Jordan Crisp took the loss after giving up 1 unearned run on 3 hits in 6 innings of action for Columbia.
Milagros Lozada went 1-for-3 with 1 RBI at the plate to lead Mobile, while Jessica Rogers finished 1-for-2 with a walk.
The lone run came in the 3rd inning after a walk and error put two runners on with nobody out. Kaci Pribanic's groundout moved the runners up to 2nd and 3rd and then Lozada looped a 2-out RBI-single into left field for the game-winner.
In game two, Alli Hall worked 7 innings of 2-hit shutout ball, fanning 4 and walking 3. Ally Scott went 2-for-3 with a run scored and Emily Vickrey finished 1-for-2 for Mobile.
The teams put 0's up on the board through 6.5 innings before Mobile won it in the bottom of the 7th. Scott led off the inning with a single and ended up at 3rd after two bunts. Brittany Dunson then stepped to the plate and hit a walk-off sac fly to left to win it.