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Softball Suffers Loss to Birmingham Southern

Cassee Wood
Cassee Wood (photo credit: Nina Grauley/ Sports Information)

DEMOREST, Ga. -- With an altered weekend schedule, the Covenant softball team ended up playing just one game at the Piedmont Classic on Saturday. The Scots fell to Birmingham Southern, 10-0.

Covenant (0-3) was scheduled to play Sewanee and Centre in the Piedmont Classic, but rain forced adjustments. The Scots ended up playing a single game against Birmingham Southern (1-1), a team that was scheduled to come to Lookout Mountain earlier this week before being postponed due to weather.

Birmingham Southern scored eight runs in the first inning to pull away for the win. The Panthers sent 13 batters to the plate in the opening frame to score eight runs on nine hits. 

Covenant managed just two hits in the contest as Carlin Labuzan singled in the first inning and Cassee Wood doubled in the fourth inning. Covenant had runners in scoring position in both the first and fourth innings, but were unable to push across a run.

Carsyn Stone (0-2) picked up the loss in the circle. Sarah Huskey came on in relief and threw four innings, while allowing two runs on five hits with five strikeouts.

Birmingham Southern was led by Bailey Murphy and Krystyn Fisher as both had two hits and three RBIs. Annie Clayton (1-0) tossed four scoreless innings to collect the win.


Covenant travels to face Judson (Ala.) on Saturday, Feb. 23. Game one is set for 1 p.m. EST.


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