Softball Splits DH at Tampa

Softball Splits DH at Tampa

Tampa, Fla. - Lynn University's softball team came out flying in the opening game of the doubleheader, beating the University of Tampa 4-2 but saw its bats go silent in the latter half of the twinbill, falling 5-0.  Karolina Flores went 3-for-7 on the day and Allyson Jameston earned her team-leading seventh victory. 

 Game 1 – Lynn 4, Tampa 2; Game 2 – Tampa 5, Lynn 0
Records: Tampa (16-10, 7-5 SSC); Lynn (16-12, 6-6 SSC)
Location: Naimoli Family Stadium | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: Lynn trails 49-16 all-time (lost two of three in 2017)
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  • Game 1
    • Lynn trailed after the second inning, took the lead in the third, saw the game tied in the fourth and regained the lead for good in the fifth.
    • Francais Olexa went 2-for-2 with a walk and RBI.
    • Flores was 2-for-4 with a run and RBI.  Her run gave Lynn the lead in the fifth.
    • Erin Sundook drove in a run with a 1-for-2 performance.
    • Jameston scattered 11 hits over seven innings, allowing two runs, one earned with one walk.  She improved to 7-1.
    • Lynn chased Tampa starter Sam Kaye (2-3) in the fifth.
  • Game 2
    • The Blue and White managed only two hits against Makaleigh Dolley (15-7).
    • Flores and Elizabeth Diaz were credited with both base knocks for the Fighting Knights.
    • The Spartans scored runs in the first, third and fifth frames.
    • Kayla Sheffield (2-6) took the loss after allowing three runs in 2.2 innings of work.  Olexa came on in relief and gave up two runs in 3.1 innings with two K's.


  • Dooley added to her league leading win total in holding Lynn to four hits in 14 innings pitched.
  • Jameston moved into a tie for eighth in the Sunshine State Conference in victories.

The Fighting Knights are back in action on Tuesday, March 13, with a noon doubleheader against Lindenwood at the Lynn Softball Field.  Fans can watch at