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Pirates split Sunday doubleheader against Centenary

Pirates split Sunday doubleheader against Centenary

GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern stranded 17 runners through two games and split SCAC action against Centenary 2-5, 9-7.  


GAME 1: SU 2 – CENT 5

  • In game three of the series Centenary jumped out early with a two-run double by Dunn in the top of the first.
  • Southwestern posted one in response, but the Ladies again scored two in the second and lead 4-1 through two.
  • Two outstanding throws by Taylor Curtis in centerfield kept Centenary from adding runs, but Southwestern was unable to get going offensively.
  • Gillet sent one over the right field fence in the seventh to get a little more breathing room for the Ladies.

GAME 2: SU 9 – CENT 7

  • A three-run first and two-run second highlighted by two perfectly executed squeeze bunts gave the Pirates a four run lead, 5-1, through two.
  • A two-out rally in the fourth allowed Centenary to pull within one, 5-4.
  • Bradley's solo homerun to right center tied the game 5-5 in the fifth, but Southwestern didn't let the tie last long as they scored two in the bottom half of the inning to lead 7-5.
  • Centenary added one in the sixth but Southwestern doubled the effort to push their lead back to three, 9-6.  
  • The Pirates closed out the game in the seventh, allowing one run to arrive at the 9-7 final.



Southwestern moves to 10-10 on the year, 3-5 in the SCAC, and remain at home to face Austin College for a four game series beginning with a double header on Saturday at 1 pm.