March 14, 2009
Softball falls to No. 3 Louisiana College on the road, 9-0
PINEVILLE, La. - The Birmingham-Southern softball team took its first loss of the season, Saturday, losing to No. 3 Louisiana College, 9-0, on the road to drop to 11-1. Game two of today's doubleheader was canceled due to rain.
Louisiana College is ranked third in the nation in Division III by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and finished third in the NCAA DIII World Series last season.
The Wildcats scored one run in the bottom of the first and hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the third to go up 4-0 as well as another RBI to go up 5-0. LC scored one in the bottom of the fourth and three in the bottom of the fifth to lead 8-0 and end the game early.
Senior #Melissa Muehlenfeld# took the loss to drop to 5-1 after pitching two innings and giving up five hits and four earned runs. Freshman #Ronni Ferris# came in for the final two innings and also gave up five hits with four earned runs.
The Panthers and the Wildcats will play again tomorrow in a noon doubleheader.