BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The No. 13 Birmingham-Southern softball team dropped its season opening doubleheader against Piedmont College Saturday afternoon. The Panthers fell 4-3 in eight innings in the first game, and then 1-0 in the night cap.
Three pitchers saw time on the mound. Haley Crumpton (Alabaster, Ala./Thompson HS) and Taylor Harkins (Mountain Brook, Ala./Mountain Brook HS) earned the starts for the Panthers. Leah White (Daphne, Ala./Spanish Fort HS) pitched four innings in relief.
Harkins finished with a team-best four strikeouts. Crumpton went six innings and finished with a 0.00 ERA.
The Panthers hit the road next. They face Covenant College on Tuesday, Feb. 14 in a doubleheader. First pitch is set for 1 p.m.