TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa softball team hosted the Embry-Riddle Eagles for a three-game series between the 2nd and 3rd place team in the Sunshine State standings. The opening game on Friday night went the way of the visitors despite a very strong outing from Makaleigh Dooley in the circle for the Spartans.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final (9 Innings): Tampa 0 (L: Dooley 15-9), Embry-Riddle 3 (W: Andringa 16-5)
Records: Spartans (17-13, 8-8 SSC), Eagles (25-6, 13-3 SSC)
Location: Naimoli Family Stadium | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: UT leads the all-time series against ERAU 6-3.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
Top 9th: The Eagles broke the deadlock as they scored three times in the inning to make the difference.
INSIDE THE STATS:
- Dooley had 12 strikeouts in the game, two short of her career high.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- A stolen base by Mackenzie Allen in the bottom of the 7th inning snapped a seven-game streak with no stolen bases for Tampa.
The series will wrap up with a doubleheader tomorrow afternoon. First pitch is scheduled for 12 p.m.
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