UT Shutout by PBA in Game One

UT Shutout by PBA in Game One

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.

UP NEXT:

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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