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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Kansas softball splits in Florida

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— Daniella Chavez hit a three-run home run and Lily Behrmann hit a solo shot as Kansas University’s softball team defeated Coastal Carolina, 5-1, on Saturday.

The Jayhawks then fell to North Carolina Greensboro, 6-3, in their second game of the day.

Sophomore right-hander Andie Formby (2-0) earned the victory against Coastal Carolina, allowing one run and four hits in four innings. Alexis Reid pitched three scoreless innings to close the game.

The Jayhawks took a 3-0 lead in the third inning when Chavez’s home run scored Behrmann and Chaley Brickey.

After Coastal Carolina cut it to 3-1 in the fourth, the Jayhawks went ahead 4-1 in the bottom of the inning on Behrmann’s home run.

KU added a run in the sixth on a triple by Briana Evans and an infield single by Ania Williams.

Chavez also homered for the Jayhawks against North Carolina Greensboro.

The Jayhawks (2-2) will meet North Carolina Greensboro again at 9 a.m. today.

Kansas 5, Coastal Carolina 1

C. Carolina 000 100 0 — 1 7 0

Kansas 003 101 x — 5 8 0

W — Andie Formby (2-0). L — Kelsey Dominik (0-2).

3B — Briana Evans, KU. HR — Mackenzie Conrad, CC; Lily Behrmann, Daniella Chavez, KU.

KU highlights — Chavez 2-for-3, 3 RBIs; Behrmann 1-for-3, 2 runs.

UNC Greensboro 6, Kansas 3

Greensboro 002 030 1 — 6 9 0

Kansas 000 100 2 — 3 7 0

W — Stephanie Bryden (2-0). L — Alexis Reid (0-2).

2B — L. Thomas, N. Thomas, Tony Wright, Bryden, UNCG. HR — Daniella Chavez, KU.

KU highlights — Chavez 2-for-4, run, RBI; Amanda Organ 2-for-3; Chaley Brickey 1-for-4, RBI.

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