SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee softball team fell to the Scots of Covenant College in a doubleheader in its home opener Wednesday afternoon, falling 5-2 and 12-0 from Tiger Softball Field.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score (Game 1): Covenant 5, Sewanee 2
Winning Pitcher: Carsyn Stone (1-2)
Losing Pitcher: Kendell Goodrum (0-4)
Save: Lauren Kierpa (1)
Final Score (Game 2): Covenant (2-3) 12, Sewanee (0-6) 0
Winning Pitcher: Sarah Huskey (1-1)
Losing Pitcher: Rowan Jordan (0-2)
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HOW IT HAPPENED - GAME 1
-Covenant scored a run in the first and a run in the third, all unearned runs off of Kendell Goodrum.
-In the fifth, the Tigers, who had not seen a batter reach base through four innings, broke that streak with back-to-back homers by Rachel Hoffman and Peri Prestwood to cut the lead to 3-2 after five innings.
-The Scots added two runs in the sixth to seal the contest.
HOW IT HAPPENED - GAME 2
-Covenant scored 11 times in the first inning as the team sent 17 batters to the plate.
-Kendell Goodrum (0-4) allowed two earned runs in seven innings.
COVENANT KEY STATISTICS
-Cope Whitaker recorded two multi-hit games with two hits each.
-Sarah Huskey (1-1) and Carsyn Stone (1-2) each recorded wins for Covenant.
The homestand continues this weekend with No. 9 Berry Saturday to open Southern Athletic Association play.