Saturday, February 23, 2013
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Brittany Elmore and Kelsey Cartwright combined to knock in five runs for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons in a 6-0 win over Ohio Saturday in the second day of the Frost Classic in Chattanooga.
It was the second shutout of the season for the Lady Bisons raising their record at 5-6. The Lady Bisons are back in action in the Frost Classic with a 3:30 game with Niagara Saturday afternoon.
The game featured a number of season highs from both a team and individual standpoint.
The Lady Bisons set new season highs for hits with 10 and stolen bases with five. They tied for the team high in home runs in a game with two.
Brittany Elmore had three hits for the second time in three games. She set a new season high for runs batted in with three in a game
Bridgette Begle set a new team season high for stolen bases with three and for hits in a game with four in as many trips to the plate.
The Lady Bisons quickly got on the scoreboard with four runs in the second inning sparked by a three-run homer from Elmore, her first in a college game.
They added another run in the third when Cartwright led off the inning with a blast over the left field fence.
The Purple and Gold added another run in the sixth. A double to center field by Cartwright brought Elmore home. Elmore had reached base on a single to the pitcher.
LU right-hander Heather Parker threw her first shutout of the season. She is 3-2. She threw her third complete game scattering six hits, walking two and striking out six. It was her third start and eighth appearance.
The Lady Bisons close out the Frost Classic Sunday with a 9 a.m. meeting with Miami-Ohio