Watkins Tosses Nine Strikeouts as Abbey Sweeps St. Augustine's

Watkins Tosses Nine Strikeouts as Abbey Sweeps St. Augustine's

BELMONT, N.C. - Annabeth Watkins threw nine strikeouts in a complete game as the Belmont Abbey softball swept St. Augustine's this afternoon by scores of 7-1 and 12-0.  The Abbey is now 2-6 on the season, while the Falcons move to 0-6.

GAME ONE

GAME TWO

  • Game two was all Abbey.  After two singles and a stolen base to start the game, Whitley hit a sacrifice fly to score Neyhouse, which turned out to be the game winner.  Later in the inning, she hit a triple down the left field line that scored Allison
  • The Crusaders brought 14 batters to the plate in the inning, scoring nine runs
  • In the third, it was Allison who hit an RBI triple that brought home Alexis Rogers.  She then scored on a wild pitch
  • The Crusaders took game two 12-0
  • Watkins threw a complete game, tossing nine strikeouts in five innings, with no walks and just three hits

Allison went 6-for-6 on the day, with five runs and three RBIs.  Neyhouse was 4-for-7 with three runs


Up Next

Belmont Abbey will visit Shaw University on Saturday, February 22 for a DH that will start at 1 p.m.