Softball drops doubleheader opener
Vander Lugt pitches well in lossApril 10, 2010 · Christian Lemon
DENTON, Texas - The Middle Tennessee softball team dropped the opening contest of a Saturday doubleheader 2-0 to the North Texas Mean Green. The Blue Raiders fall to 13-18 on the season, 4-9 in conference.
In the loss, Middle Tennessee tallied three hits, allowing two errors leaving four runners on base. North Texas scored two runs off six hits, giving up no errors leaving five runners left on base.
Lindsey Vander Lugt pitched the six innings, giving up two earned runs off six hits. She struck out seven Mean Green hitters.
The Mean Green struck first with a tower solo-home run to right field off the bat of Mallory Cantler in the first taking a 1-0 lead. North Texas added the second run of the game on a centerfield single in the third, bringing around the second-base runner. The game would end 2-0.
Defensively, Natalie Ysais threw out two UNT base runners attempting to steal second base.
The second game of the doubleheader will begin at 4:15. Live stats and coverage will be available on GoBlueRaiders.com.
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