SCAC Softball Recap - Week Eight

SCAC Softball Recap - Week Eight

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Conference play continued for four Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference teams last week, while the teams combined for a 2-2 record in non-conference games.

The second-ranked Texas Lutheran University had a dominant weekend, moving to 23-1 on the season and 8-0 in league action after a four-game sweep of Trinity University. The Bulldogs' week was highlighted by a pair of no-hitters from senior Maitlin Raycroft. In the series, TLU outscored the Tigers 28-4, with three of the four wins being shutouts. Trinity falls to 11-13 after the weekend, now 4-8 in SCAC play.

Schreiner University picked up three wins last week to earn the series win over Centenary College. The Mountaineers are now second in the league with a 9-3 conference record, moving to 18-7-1 overall. In the series, Centenary picked up a win in the first game, defeating SU 8-1. Schreiner bounced back to win the next three, giving up just four more runs the rest of the series, while scoring 20.

In non-conference action last week, Schreiner went 1-1 against the University of Houston - Victoria, while Dallas went 1-1 against McMurry University.


This Week's Leaders:

*Batting Average (.625): Lauren Galvan, Dallas (5-8); Gabbie Underwood, Dallas (5-8)
Hits (9): Kaylee Atchley, Schreiner
Runs Scored (6): Gabriella Acuna, Schreiner
Doubles (3): Bailey Arellano, Schreiner
Triples (1): McKay Bloxham, Texas Lutheran; Liz Cordova, Dallas; Alicia Encisio, Dallas; Lauren Galvan, Dallas; Alyssa Hernandez, Schreiner; Mackenzie Tano, Dallas
Home Runs (2): Kassie Maddox, Texas Lutheran
Runs Batted In (5): McKay Bloxham, Texas Lutheran; Samantha Cordon, Schreiner
Steals (5): Kelly Jurden, Texas Lutheran

Innings Pitched (15.2): Nichole Aldridge, Centenary
Strikeouts (11): Hannah Ortiz, Schreiner
Wins (2): Maitlin Raycroft, Texas Lutheran; Jessica Vrana, Schreiner
Saves (1): Maitlin Raycroft, Texas Lutheran
+Earned Run Average (0.00): Maitlin Raycroft, Texas Lutheran (11.2 IP); Kelsie Stone, Texas Lutheran (7.0 IP)

*minimum of 2.5 plate appearances per game
+minimum of 1.0 innings pitched per team game

For links to box scores and recaps from all of last week's season-opening action, click below: 

This Week's Results:

Date Away Home Status Links
Tue. 20 Houston-Victoria 6 Schreiner 3 Final - 9 innings
  McMurry 10 Dallas 5 Final - 8 innings
  Houston-Victoria 2 Schreiner 3 Final
  McMurry 6 Dallas 11 Final
Fri. 23 Schreiner * 1 Centenary (La.) 8 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) * 0 Texas Lutheran 8 Final - 5 innings
  Schreiner * 4 Centenary (La.) 2 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) * 4 Texas Lutheran 7 Final
Sat. 24 Schreiner * 6 Centenary (La.) 0 Final
  Austin College *   Southwestern (Tex.)   Cancelled
  Trinity (Tex.) * 0 Texas Lutheran 8 Final - 6 innings
  Schreiner * 10 Centenary (La.) 2 Final - 6 innings
  Austin College *   Southwestern (Tex.)   Cancelled
  Trinity (Tex.) * 0 Texas Lutheran 5 Final
Sun. 25 Austin College *   Southwestern (Tex.)   Cancelled
  Austin College *   Southwestern (Tex.)   Cancelled
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