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Win: JORDAN (13-3) 7.0311114
Loss: GROSS (5-4) 6.073312
ACREE (APSU) 211111
MOOREE (APSU) 201000
YEAGER (LIP) 312000
BREWER (LIP) 202100
Jordan strikes out 14 on the way to 3-1 softball win
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Jordan strikes out 14 on the way to 3-1 softball win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Like the river Mandy Jordan keeps on rolling along.

She struck out a career-high 14 batters on the way to a 3-1 win over Austin Peay State in the first game of a doubleheader.

Jordan struck out the first eight batters she faced to set the pace Saturday afternoon at sun-splashed Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium. Lipscomb is 19-7. Austin Peay is 8-12.

McCarley Thomas is in the circle in game two for Lipscomb.

The Lady Bisons used aggressive base running in the first inning. On a double steal Caitlin Plocheck stole second and Abby Fenichel stole home.

In the second Chloe Yeager led off with a double to center field. She eventually scored on a single to shortstop by Destinee Brewer.

The big hit for the Lady Bisons came in the sixth inning as Plocheck led off with a home run blast to left field.

The only run for Austin Peay was in the fourth when Kacy Acree hit a solo homer.

Jordan, 13-3, scattered three hits and walked one batter.

Kelsey Gross, 5-4, went the distance for the Governors. She gave up seven hits and three runs, all earned. She struck out two and walked one.

Scorebook notes:

  • Plocheck, Yeager and Brewer connected for two hits each.
  • Plocheck has multiple hits in nine games.
  • Fenichel walked and has reached base in her last 16 games.