Augusta Softball Sweeps Converse At Jaguar Field

Augusta Softball Sweeps Converse At Jaguar Field

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team swept Converse College in a non-conference doubleheader at Jaguar Field on Sunday afternoon. Augusta (3-11) won 7-2 over Converse (5-19) in game one and 2-0 in the second meeting.


Augusta hosts the West Georgia Wolves on Wednesday, March 13 for a 1:00 p.m. non-conference doubleheader at Jaguar Field.



Converse came across the plate first with two runs in the first inning, but it was all Augusta from there as the Jaguars came back to win 7-2. AU junior Meredith McLendon paced the team with a 2-for-3 performance. She posted two RBI and a run, while senior Kelsea Hunter recorded two RBI on one hit. Augusta outhit the Valkyries 6-3 and had three doubles in the season.


After junior Courtney Browne tossed 2.2 innings, freshman Katy Caldwell (1-3) came in and struck out six in 4.1 innings to get her first win on the mound.



Augusta freshman Lauren Prescott blasted her first collegiate home run in the first inning of game two. Freshman Olivia Biles scored senior Savannah Gabriel to lift AU up 2-0 in their first at bat.


Jags junior Morgan Hunter (2-5) held Converse scoreless on three hits to get the victory. Prescott was 2-for-3 with a run and RBI at the plate for Augusta.


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