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Saturday, February 11, 2017

KU softball sweeps season openers

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Kansas softball opened its season with a 2-1 victory over Akron on Friday morning and a 16-2 win against Savannah State in the afternoon.

Senior infielder Taylor Dodson went 5-for-6 in the two games with three home runs.

Kansas 001 001 0 – 2 6 0

Akron 100 000 0 – 1 6 2

W – Alexis Reid, 1-0. L – Kelly Hyson, 0-1.

2B – Lily Behrmann, Jessie Roane, Taylor McElhaney, KU. HR – Taylor Dodson, KU.

KU highlights – Reid, 7 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 6 K; Roane, 2-for-3, RBI; Dodson, 2-for-3, run, RBI.

Savannah 001 10 – 2 5 2

Kansas (10)41 1x – 16 13 0

W – Sarah Miller, 1-0. L – Chelsea Malcom, 0-1.

2B – Alexis Singleton, SV; Becki Monaghan, KU. HR – Cortni Jones, SV; Lily Behrmann, Taylor Dodson (2), Harli Ridling, KU.

KU highlights – Behrmann, 2-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBI; McElhaney, 1-for-2, run, 2 RBI; Dodson, 3-for-3, 3 runs, 3 RBI; Ridling, 1-for-2, run, 3 RBI; Jessie Roane, 2-for-2, 2 runs; Erin McGinley, 2-for-2, 2 runs; Mikayla Warren, 1-for-1, 2 walks, 3 runs.

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