Softball Stumbles in Series Opener at Rollins

Softball Stumbles in Series Opener at Rollins
 

Winter Park, Fla. - Lynn University's softball team took an early lead over Rollins, one of the top teams in the Sunshine State Conference, but the Tars proved too much in a 6-1 loss on Friday evening.  Kayla Sheffield drove in the lone run for the Fighting Knights. 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP: 
Score: Rollins 6, Lynn 1 
Records: Lynn (16-34, 6-22 SSC), Rollins (36-11, 18-10 SSC) 
Location: Lynn University Softball Field | Boca Raton, Fla. 
Series History: Lynn trails 50-16 all-time (Lynn won two out of three in 2018) 
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STATS OF THE GAME: 

  • Lynn took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first off a Sheffield single but Rollins responded with three runs in the home half before tacking on runs in the third, fourth and sixth innings. 
    Sheffield went 2-for-3 with a triple and RBI. 

  • Shayle Arenson was 1-for-4 with a run scored. 

  • Shannon Johnson collected the Blue and White's final hit. 

  • Allyson Jameston (5-15) earned the nod in the circle.  Two errors led to four unearned runs as she surrendered six runs, two earned, on nine hits with a pair of K's and walks. 

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE: 

  • Sheffield's triple is the first of her career. 

  • Sheffield's RBI gives her 17 on the season, tied for second on the team with Elizabeth Diaz and one behind Arenson. 

  • Jameston tosses her 13th complete game of the year, tying for the team-lead with Sheffield. 

UP NEXT:
Lynn closes out its season with a 1 p.m. doubleheader against the Tars.  Fans can watch the action live at LynnFightingKnights.com.