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Saturday, February 7, 2015

KU softball opens 2-0

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— Kansas University opened its softball season with a pair of victories Friday in the Florida Atlantic Tournament.

Monique Wesley threw a shortened, one-hit shutout in the Jayhawks’ 8-0 victory over Long Island University-Brooklyn on Friday morning, then Shannon McGinley gave KU the lead for good with a full-count, two-out RBI single in the sixth inning of a 4-2 win over Georgia Tech.

The Jayhawks will play Arkansas at 12:30 p.m. and Florida Atlantic at 5 p.m. today.

Kansas 8, LIU-Brooklyn 0

LIU-Brooklyn 000 00 — 0 1 1

Kansas 206 0x — 8 10 1

W – Wesley Monique, 1-0. L — Shelley Proctor, 0-1.

2B — Nicole Archer, LIU-B; Daniella Chavez, Shannon McGinley, KU. HR — Chaley Brickey, Taylor McElhaney, KU.

KU highlights — Monique 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R; Briana Evans 2-for-3, R; Brickey 2-for-3, 2 R; Maddie Stein, 2-for-3, RBI; Chavez 2-for-3, R, RBI; McGinley 1-for-2, 2 RBIs; McElhaney 1-for-2, R, 2 RBIs.

Kansas 4, Georgia Tech 2

Kansas 000 112 0 — 4 5 0

Georgia Tech 100 100 0 — 2 4 1

W — Alicia Pille, 1-0. L — Anderson, 0-1.

2B — Maddie Stein, Shannon McGinley, Jessie Roane, KU; Pierannunzi, GT. 3B — Lionberger, GT. HR — Fullem, GT.

Kansas highlight — McGinley 2-for-3, 2 R, RBI.

Comments

Gerry Butler 4 years, 9 months ago

OK. nice way to get the season started.looking for big things GO HAWKS

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