ORLANDO (UCFKnights.com) – The Knights secured the series win against Louisiana Tech Saturday evening at the UCF Softball Complex with a 5-2 win over the Lady Techsters.
UCF tallied seven hits, five runs, and a pair of doubles in the win and limited LA Tech to seven hits and two unearned runs.
Alea White notched another win as she improves to 7-4 on the season after throwing 3.2 innings allowing three hits, no runs, and one strikeout.
UCF improves to 12-5 overall on the season.
Things You Need To Know:
- In their last two home tournaments, the Knights are 8-0 and hitting .301 as a team.
- UCF has collected 30 doubles through 17 games after hitting 52 last season.
- After three games in the UCF Invitational, Jazmine Esparza paces the Knights with four hits and a .400 batting average.
- Tamesha Glover and Erin Emanuel each have three hits in the UCF Invite, while Aubrey Johnson and Denali Schappacher each have a pair.
- Breanna Vasquez’s no earned runs streak improves to 37.2 innings. UCF’s record is currently 49.2 innings straight without an earned run held by Alison Kime in 2007.
- Vasquez got the start in the game tossing 3.1 innings with four hits, no earned runs, and a strikeout.
UCF: 4-0 | 2nd | Aubrey Johnson hammered a double off the left field wall and scored after Karissa Ornelas singled up the middle. Erin Emanuel followed with a single and moved around the bases thanks to a Denali Schappacher single to left field. Tamesha Glover snuck a single through the right side to plate Erin Emanuel.
TECH: 2-4| 4th | A UCF error with runners on second and third brought in a pair for LA Tech.
UCF: 5-2 | 4th | With Tera Testa on third, an error by LA Tech at third base plated Testa.
The Knights will battle No. 1 Florida State on Sunday at 2:30pm to close out the UCF Invitational.
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