No. 17 Softball Finishes Disney Weekend With 4-1 Win Over Lynn

No. 17 Softball Finishes Disney Weekend With 4-1 Win Over Lynn

ORLANDO, Fla. - The No. 17-ranked Armstrong State University softball squad closed out its weekend action at the Diamond 9 College Citrus Classic in Orlando with a 4-1 win over Lynn University on Sunday afternoon.

The Pirates (10-5) end up 3-2 on the weekend, winning their third straight contest. Lynn falls to 8-6 on the year with the loss. Armstrong State returns to action on Saturday, March 4th, visiting Young Harris for a 2:00 p.m. Peach Belt Conference doubleheader.

Lynn pushed across an unearned run in the bottom of the first inning to take a 1-0 lead, and held onto that lead until the sixth inning. The Pirates tied the game in the top of the sixth on an RBI single by Katie Collins.

Armstrong State then scored three runs in the seventh to take the win - on an RBI triple by Tazha Williams, an RBI double by Jane Trzaska and an error.

Trzaska (3-3) picked up the win with a complete-game performance, giving up four hits and one unearned run, walking one while striking out seven. Francais Olexa (3-3) took the loss for the Knights, giving up 11 hits and four runs - three earned - in seven innings, walking one while striking out seven.

Natalie Corbin went 3-for-3 with a run scored to lead the Pirates at the plate, while Trzaska and Parrish each had a pair of hits. Olexa went 2-for-3 with a run scored for Lynn.