Softball Drops Series Opener to Barry

Softball Drops Series Opener to Barry

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Lynn University's softball team dropped its series opener to Barry 7-1 on Tuesday afternoon.  The Fighting Knights look for their first Sunshine State Conference win as they host the Buccaneers for a doubleheader on Wednesday. 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score: Barry 7, Lynn 1
Records: Lynn (9-15, 0-4 SSC), Barry (9-16, 4-3 SSC)
Location: Lynn Softball Field | Boca Raton, Fla.
Series history: Lynn trails 51-19 (won two of three in 2018)
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • The two teams were knotted at 1-1 in the top of the seventh but allowed a pair of runs with two outs before an error opened up the inning for the Buccaneers to the tune of six total runs.
  • Allyson Jameston (3-8) earned the nod in the circle and fanned five batters 6.2 innings, allowing eight hits and seven runs, three earned.
  • Sophia Devesa went 2-for-2 at the plate.
  • Natalie Costero drove in the Blue and White's lone run and was 1-for-3.
  • Shayle Arenson also reached base twice, going 1-for-2 with a walks.
  • Olivia Saviskas stuck out her only batter looking.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Jameston struck out at least five batters for the fourth start this year and the first time since her 15 K performance on Feb. 23.
  • Jameston has doubled her strikeout total from 2018.
  • Costero's RBI tied her for the team lead with Arenson (eight).
  • Arenson notched her 10th run of the season and she is one of three on the team in double-digit runs scored: Kayla Sheffield (10) and Mia Veliz (13).

UP NEXT:

Lynn closes out its three-game series against Barry with a noon doubleheader on Wednesday, March 6.  Fans can watch the game live on the Lynn Sports Network.