Liberty University Softball improved to 21-9 previous week, defeating No. 17 Arkansas and sweeping a 3-sport series with Lipscomb in Nashville, Tennessee.
Sport 1: Liberty 2, No. 17 Arkansas
Emily Kirby threw a 10 inning 5-hit shutout and Denay Griffin hit a two-operate pinch strike residence operate, as Liberty conquer the 17th-rated Razorbacks in Arkansas.
Caroline Hudson singled to lead off the major of the 10th. Emily Sweat sacrificed pinch runner Mary Claire Wilson to 2nd. Griffin then strike an -2 pitch into the parking great deal, over and above the left discipline fence for the game’s only runs.
Kara Canetto had two hits for Liberty, whilst Aly Manzo experienced two hits for Arkansas.
Match 2: Liberty 12, Bellarmine
In Louisville, Kentucky, Liberty opened ASUN Meeting participate in with a 12- “run-rule” win above Bellarmine in five innings. Karlie Keeney (8-3) hurled a two-hit shutout. Liberty was led at the plate by Autumn Bishop (3-3), with a dwelling operate, double and two RBIs.
Kara canetto, Caroline Hudson and Mary Claire Wilson each had two hits for the Flames.
Amber Bishop-Riley and Savannah Channell experienced two RBIs in the earn.
Recreation 3: Liberty 3, Bellarmine
Emily Kirby threw a a single-strike shutout and struck out 15 batters, as Liberty gained its 3rd straight recreation by way of shutout. Emily Sweat strike a pinch strike house run over the centerfield fence in top of seventh inning.
Autumn Bishop experienced a few hits in four visits to the plate to lead Liberty hitters.
Recreation 4: Liberty 2, Bellarmine
Liberty pitchers extended their shutout streak to four video games, as Megan Johnson and Emily Kirby combined on a two-hitter, and Liberty scored two runs in top of seventh inning for a sweep of the three-match collection.
Emily Sweat arrived at on an error primary off the seventh, After two outs Madison Through singled and Autumn Bishop belted a two-run double for the game’s only operates.
Bellarmine threatened in bottom of seventh, on a solitary and error with no outs. Emily Kirby relieved Johnson in the circle, choosing up the preserve, retiring all a few batters she faced. Liberty is now 21-9 on the season, and 3- in the meeting.
Liberty’s scheduled activity with Virginia on Tuesday has been moved to April 21 in Lynchburg. The Flames travel to Nashville, Tennessee, this weekend for a three-video game convention collection with Lipscomb College.