Trojans Bounce Back in Game Two to Split with Erskine

Trojans Bounce Back in Game Two to Split with Erskine

Anderson, S.C.- Anderson University softball split a nonconference doubleheader contest with Erskine dropping game one, 5-2, while winning the nightcap, 4-0, on Tuesday evening at the AU Softball Complex.

Anderson moves to 22-16 overall while the Flying Fleet move to 22-11.

Game One:   Erskine 5      Anderson 2

A three-run homerun in the top of the seventh busted a 2-2 tie to lift Erskine over the Trojans.

Notables

Junior Mattie Hamilton went 1-for-2 with a two-run homerun.  

Sophomore Harlie Duncan (13-5) suffered the loss giving up seven hits while striking out six.

Game Two    Anderson 4   Erskine 0

Anderson jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with freshman Kayson Boatner providing some breathing room with a two-run double in the sixth to help set the final score at 4-0.

Notables

Boatner went 2-for-3 with two RBI.

Sophomore Kayla Pepper (9-11) pitched a gem allowing just two hits while striking out five.

Anderson remains home to welcome South Atlantic Conference opponent Wingate on Sunday. First pitch of the doubleheader is scheduled for 1 pm.

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