Softball Slays Lions To Open SSC Series

Softball Slays Lions To Open SSC Series
Brianna Smith went 3-for-3 with 3 RBI and picked up the win in the circle. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
ST. LEO, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers rode an eight-run second inning to a 10-0 Sunshine State Conference softball win over the Saint Leo Lions at University Stadium on Saturday.

Brianna Smith (9-4) picked up the win in the circle with three shutout innings, scattering three walks and two hits. She also led the Bucs (19-6, 7-0 SSC) at the plate, going three-for-three with a double and three RBI. Jessica Bevlin completed the shutout with two innings of relief. She allowed two hits and struck out one.

Jessica Tabor also contributed three hits, including a double and scored twice. Amber Durkin and Alyssa Goldsmith each had two hits.

Megan Still (9-6) was tagged with the loss for the Lions (19-18, 3-4 SSC). She went 1.2 innings, allowing seven runs on seven hits and walk.

The series concludes on Sunday with a doubleheader, starting at 1:00 pm

(03/19/11 at St. Leo, Fla.)
Barry 10, Saint Leo 0
Barry.................  080 11 - 10 15 0 (19-6, 7-0 SSC)
Saint Leo........... 000 00 -    0   4 4 (19-17, 3-4 SSC)
Pitchers: Barry - Brianna Smith; Jessica Bevlin(4) and Kayla Monroy; Brooke Asher. Saint Leo -
Megan Still; Kristen Kelly(2); Jaime Walker(4) and Brittany Yates.
Win-Brianna Smith(9-4) Loss-Megan Still(9-6) T-1:37 A-111
Weather: pristine