Saturday, April 9, 2016

KU, Formby blank N. Texas


Andie Formby pitched a three-hit shutout and Shannon McGinley hit a run-scoring single in the fourth inning to lead Kansas University’s softball team past North Texas, 1-0, on Friday at Arrocha Ballpark.

Formby struck out eight, and McGinley went 3-for-3.

“We are excited about how we started the weekend,” KU coach Megan Smith said. “North Texas is a great offensive team, so I was pleased with the way Andie and our defense handled the potent offense.”

The Jayhawks (21-13) will host North Texas (1:30 p.m.) and Georgia Tech (4 p.m.) today.

North Texas 000 000 0 — 0 3 0

Kansas 000 100 x — 1 6 0

W — Andie Formby (12-5). L — Stacey Underowod (6-8).

2B — Karly Williams, NT; Shannon McGinley, KU.

KU highlights — Shannon McGinley 3-for-3, RBI; Erin McGinley 2-for-3; Briana Evans 1-for-3.


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