DANVILLE, Ky. – The Adrian College softball team earned its first win of the season by beating Centre College 9-8 on Sunday afternoon.
Final Score: Adrian 9, Centre 8 – FINAL/7 innings
Location: Danville, Kentucky (Boyle County Stadium)
Records: Adrian (1-2), Centre (5-8)
• Adrian used a six run fourth inning to propel them to the victory
• Palumbo recorded two RBIs for the game
• Eight Bulldog players had at least one hit for the game
• Kelsey Meyer was the starting pitcher for Adrian and earned the win for the day putting her at 1-1 on the year
• She pitched 6.1 innings, giving up seven hits and four earned runs while tallying one strikeout and three walks.
• Kaitlin Lock pitched 0.2 innings and received her first save of the year
• Lock faced five batters and gave up one hit while recording one base on balls
THE OPPOSITION: HITTING
• Centre made a late push in the seventh inning recording four runs but was unable to complete the comeback
• Ellen Stephens led the team with three hits on the day
• She also tallied two RBIs and scored two runs herself
• Jessika Young had two RBIs on one hit
THE OPPOSITION: PITCHING
• Elysse Petrie got the start for Centre. She pitched 4.1 innings and gave up four earned runs, nine hits and had three base on balls while facing 29 batters
• Torey Hawkins pitched 1.2 innings only giving up one hit
• The game against Manchester earlier in the day was called due to rain
• The Bulldogs travel to face Mount Saint Joseph in a double header on March 19 the first game begins at 1:00 p.m.