March 4, 2006
Softball falls 3-1 to Lincoln Memorial
SALISBURY, NC -- Lincoln Memorial defeated Catawba 3-1 in softball action at the 2006 Catawba Invitational Tournament on Saturday night at Salisbury Community Park. The Lady Indians fall to 6-7.
The Railsplitters took the lead in the opening inning as Gina Grace (Placerville, CA) led off the bottom of the first with a double and scored on a sacrifice fly by Brittney Walker (Chattanooga, TN). Catawba answered in the second as Ryann Baker (Rockwell, NC) led off with a triple and scored on a sacrifice fly by Jessie Whitesides (Yadkinville, NC).
Lincoln Memorial grabbed the lead right back in its second inning as Danielle Cooper (Concord, NH) singled home Kristen Hutchinson (Benicia, CA), who had doubled with one out. The Railsplitters tacked on another run in the fifth on a RBI groundout by Cassey Schutte (Springfield, OH).
Cooper was the lone LMU player with two hits, while Baker had two hits for the Lady Indians. Walker earned the win on the mound for the Railsplitters, scattering five hits and striking out eight.
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