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Softball - Wed, Apr. 22, 2015

Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders defeats Wesleyan College after late game double, 6-4

Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders and Wesleyan College traded the lead nine times on Tuesday, but Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders ended up on top with a 6-4 win in eight innings over Wesleyan College.

Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders finally managed to grab the lead after a strong eighth inning. Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders went up for good on a two-run double by Cayley Shoemaker (FR/Elkin, NC) off Nicole Wilson, scoring Courtney Bonaiuto (FR/Munford, TN) and Carley Daniel (SR/Hiram, GA).

 

Shoemaker racked up two RBIs on two hits for Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders.

 

Daniel recorded the win for Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders. She allowed four runs over eight innings. Daniel struck out two, walked two and gave up eight hits.

Wilson was the game's losing pitcher. She allowed six runs in eight innings, walked three and struck out one.

Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first. Jillian McGill (SO/Knoxville, TN) started the rally for Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders with a single.

Wesleyan College quickly matched Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders' strong inning with a two-run inning of its own in the first. Wesleyan College scored on an RBI single by Valerie Clower and a fielder's choice.

Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders brought home two runs in the third inning, and matched that run total in the eighth. In the third, Tennessee Temple Lady Crusaders scored on an RBI single by Kaleigh Riley (SO/Hixson, TN), scoring Heather Smith.

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