Emory Softball Now 14-0 After Wins Over Lebanon Valley & Moravian
The 20th-ranked Emory softball came away with a pair
of impressive wins on Thursday at the National Training Center in
Orlando, Fla., recording a 5-1 triumph over Lebanon Valley and a
5-3 victory against No. 11-ranked Moravian College. With the
two wins, the Emory now stands 14-0 on the year.
Emory sophomore Ellyn Kocoloski picked up a couple of hits and knocked in three runs against the Dutchmen of Lebanon Valley while freshman Megan Light socked a pair of doublewith one RBI. Junior left fielder Jessica Thomas accounted for the team’s other run with a solo homer. Freshman Lena Brottman notched her seventh win in as many decisions, tossing a complete-game four hitter that saw her strike out eight.
The Eagles continued their timely hitting against the Greyhounds of Moravian with junior catcher Jessica Boni delivering the big blow with a three-run double. Thomas came through with a run-producing two-bagger while Light rapped out a pair of doubles. Junior hurler Bridget Holloway went the distance in boosting her record to 7-0, fanning six batters.
Emory returns to action on Thursday (Mar. 10) when it opens the UAA Tournament with games against Case Western Reserve (10:00 am) and No. 19 Washington University (12:30 p.m.). The Eagles enter this year’s tourney as defending champ after posting a 6-2 record last season. For more information on the UAA with a complete schedule of games, click here.