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Samford falls to McNeese in season opener
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 02/07/2019
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Courtesy: Southern Conference
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LAKE CHARLES, La. – Samford's Kolby Holcombe notched the first hit of the season for the Bulldogs in the season opening 8-0 loss at McNeese State in the first game of the Cowgirl Classic Thursday evening.
 
FROM THE BOX SCORE

  • Holcombe's single through the left side in the third inning was the freshman catcher's first career hit.
  • Holcombe was 1-for-2 at the plate in her collegiate debut.
  • Annalyn Yantis (0-1) tossed 3.0 innings, allowing seven runs, five earned, on eight hits to take the loss in the circle for Samford.
  • Justyce McClain and Alexandria Saldivar each went 3-for-4 with an RBI to lead McNeese State at the plate.
  • Alexsandra Flores (1-0) pitched 5.0 innings, allowing no runs on one hit to earn the win for the Cowgirls.

SCORING SUMMARY

  • The Cowgirls scored three runs in the first inning highlighted by a two-run single by Cori McCrary.
  • McNeese State added another run in the second inning and one in the third before tacking on two more in the fourth.
  • McNeese ended the game in the fifth inning after an RBI single by Saldivar for the 8-0 win.

 
LOOKING AHEAD
Samford will continue the Cowgirl Classic Friday with a pair of games. The Bulldogs will open the day with Lipscomb at 12:30 p.m. and McNeese State again at 5:30 p.m.

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