BELLEVILLE, IL- The Hornets offense struggled today as they faced off against the Lady Lynx of Lindenwood University-Belleville. LUB came away with 8-1 and 9-1 wins.
GAME ONE: HARRIS-STOWE (8) LINDENWOOD-BELLEVILLE (8)
Lindenwood-Belleville jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead in the bottom of the 2nd inning. Riley Wells cleared the bases with a triple to deep right field that scored Anastasia Villanueva, Katie Deluka, and Lexi Law. Amanda Velasquez grounded out to short right after that and drove Wells home.
Harris-Stowe got one of those runs back in the top of the 3rd inning when Mallory Pappert (SR/Affton, MO) hit a sacrifice fly to right-center field that scored Jacquline Ems (JR/House Spring, Missouri).
That would be the only run that the Hornets would score as LU-B plated three more runs before the end of the game.
Sophia Chamberlain (JR/Bakersfield, CA) started game one and went 6.0 innings while striking out one.
GAME TWO: HARRIS-STOWE (1) LINDENWOOD-BELLVILLE (9) 5 INNINGS
Harris-Stowe struggled again in game two, scoring just one run in the top of the 3rd when Cassidy Williams (JR/Olive Branch, MS) grounded out to shortstop and scored Emily Lavine (SR/St. Louis, Missouri).
LU-B went on to score nine runs in the game including five runs in the bottom of the 4th inning.
Courtney Norris (SR/St. Louis, Missouri) got the start for game two going 4.0 innings.
After today, Harris-Stowe moves to 6-15 for the year and 2-12 in AMC play. They will be back in action tomorrow when they travel to Missouri Baptist University. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m.
Make sure to stay up to date on news and scores on the softball team at hornetsathletics.com.
Fans be sure to stay connected on all Hornet Athletics on all our social media pages: Twitter (@HSSU_athletics), Facebook (/HSSUathletics), and Instagram (@hssuathletics).