TAMPA, Fla. – The 16th ranked University of Tampa softball team was back on the field after a bye week as they hosted regional and provisional Sunshine State Conference opponent Palm Beach Atlantic for a three-game series, with the opener taking place on Friday night. The visitors took the game one victory 2-0.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Tampa 0 (L: Dooley 14-4), Palm Beach Atlantic 2 (W: Adkins 14-5)
Records: Spartans (23-7), Sailfish (24-14)
Location: Naimoli Family Softball Stadium | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: Tampa hold a slight edge of 11-10 over Palm Beach in the all-time series.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
Top 5th: The Sailfish scored the only two runs on the night as their defense did the rest.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- This was the first time this season that the team was held without a hit in a game.
- Tampa will now look to continue their pattern of the last three weekends if they want to avoid dropping their first series of the season.
The team will be back on the field tomorrow as they wrap up the series against PBA with a doubleheader slated for a 1:00 p.m. start.
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