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Newberry00000001113
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: Devon Morrison (2-0) 4.000027
Loss: B. Jones (0-2) 7.211016
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
Klumpp (FSS) 301010
Flodman (FSS) 301000
Natalie Willis (NBY) 301000
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Tampa03100610110
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: Corynn Miner (3-0) 6.042224
Loss: Emily Marchbanks (1-1) 1.143310
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
Natalie Willis (NBY) 301100
Rachel Marion (NBY) 211000
Christina Linton (NBY) 301100
Morgan Sweeney (NBY) 211000
Sahrina Cort (UTS) 412410
Makaleigh Do (UTS) 332010
Elly Pillers (UTS) 222110
Gerndt's RBI Leads to Doubleheader Split


Gerndt's RBI Leads to Doubleheader Split
Saturday, February 11, 2017 | by Bryan Eckelberg, Athletic Communications Assistant

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Mallory Gerndt hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the eighth against Florida Southern to record the game-winning RBI as the Newberry College softball team split a pair of games in St. Augustine on Saturday. The Wolves defeated the Moccasins in game one 1-0 before falling to Tampa 10-2 at Flagler Field.


GAME ONE: NEWBERRY 1, FLORIDA SOUTHERN 0 (8 Inn.)

After Devon Morrison recorded an inning-ending strikeout with two Florida Southern runners on base, Kendall Tipton was placed as a pinch runner on second. Maggie Herrera sacrificed Tipton to third base to bring Gerndt to the plate. Gerndt then hit a deep fly ball to centerfield to plate Tipton for the game-winning RBI.


Natalie Willis
recorded Newberry only hit against the Mocs on a double in the third inning. Tori Caldwell swiped second as a pinch runner in the fourth.


Morrison recorded her second win of the season, tossing four shutout innings and recording seven strikeouts. Emily Marchbanks gave up two hits in her 4.0 innings, striking out one and walking one.


Florida Southern left eight runners on base and went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position.


Brandi Jones moved to 0-2, giving up one hit and one walk while striking out six for Florida Southern.


GAME TWO: TAMPA 10, NEWBERRY 2


Tampa scored six runs in the sixth inning to break open a close contest and defeat Newberry by a final of 10-2. The Wolves got on the board early after Chrisitna Linton doubled to right center to plate Rachel Marion. The Spartans then scored three runs on three hits in the bottom of the second.


Willis ripped an RBI double to center to score Morgan Sweeney and pull Newberry within two runs in the fifth inning.  Tampa scored six runs on four hits in the sixth to down the Wolves.


Four different Newberry players recorded a hit. Willis and Linton both collected two-out RBIs. Marchbanks allowed four hits and three runs in 1.1 innings pitched to take the loss.  


Makealeigh Dooly recorded two hits and three runs scored to lead Tampa. Sahrina Cortes notched four RBIs and Corynn Miner picked up the win in the circle to move to 3-0. She tossed 6.0 innings, allowing four hits and two runs.


Newberry will take on host Flagler (4-4) at 11 a.m. and Embry-Riddle (2-4) at 1 p.m. tomorrow from St. Augustine, Fla.