St. Petersburg, Fla. – A single RBI in the bottom of the first proved the difference as Lynn University's softball team dropped the Sunshine State Conference series opener 1-0 to Eckerd on Friday night. Allyson Jameston went the distance in the circle.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score: Eckerd 1, Lynn 0
Records: Lynn (15-29, 5-17 SSC), Eckerd (13-27, 5-15 SSC)
Location: Turley Complex | St. Petersburg, Fla.
Series History: Lynn leads 44-25 all-time (Swept Eckerd in 2018)
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STATS OF THE GAME:
- Eckerd needed three singles to open the bottom of the first to get the only run on the scoreboard.
- Jameston would set down 10 of the next batters and ended the game with one run allowed on with one strikeout over six frames.
- Seven different starters connected on the Fighting Knights' seven hits.
- Nikole Van Gennep collected the win for the Tritons with four K's in seven shutout innings.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- Shayle Arenson smacked her 11th double of the year, tied for fourth in the SSC.
- Mia Veliz remains tied for first in program history with 16 stolen bases in a single season.
Lynn closes out the series with a noon doubleheader on Saturday. Fans can watch the action live at LynnFightingKnights.com.