Softball gets shutout, swept by Liberty in makeup series

In a rescheduled matchup from two weekends in the past, the Lady Bisons hosted the Liberty Flames, who swept the Bisons, not permitting a run on the weekend. 
Saturday afternoon senior pitcher Breanna Burke obtained the beginning for Lipscomb on the mound and labored all seven innings for the Bisons. Burke solely allowed one hit in the primary six innings of the matchup, however Liberty took benefit of two errors by the Bisons protection to succeed in base and rating, gaining the benefit and a 1-0 lead .
Despite the environment friendly pitching of junior pitcher Emily Kirby, Lipscomb outhit the Flames, 3-1, via the sixth inning however couldn’t capitalize on their alternatives. In the seventh inning, Liberty’s bats obtained scorching and the Flames scored one run off of three hits, bringing the sport to its remaining rating of 2-0.
In the second recreation of Saturday’s motion, Liberty picked up proper the place they left off scoring two runs off of two consecutive walks and a two-RBI single from infielder freshman Savannah Channell. Lipscomb would settle in and never enable one other run till the fifth inning when Liberty introduced house two extra runners by way of one other two-RBI single from Channell.
Two further insurance coverage runs can be added in the seventh inning, and as soon as once more the Bisons can be shutout 6-0.
Sunday’s motion continued in Liberty’s favor, as Burke returned to the mound and allowed a homerun to senior infielder Autumn Bishop on the second pitch of the afternoon. Meanwhile, offensively the Bisons might get nothing going for a lot of the sport. 
Kirby dominated the mound ending the afternoon with seven strikeouts in seven innings pitched, solely permitting three hits. 
Sophomore catcher Kamrie Rich led the Bisons going 1-2 with a stroll on the afternoon, however the Bisons left their runners stranded, whereas Liberty added on to their lead with a run every in the third, fifth and seventh innings. 
It was Autumn Bishop’s homerun in the primary that obtained the sport going for the flames, and it will be her twin sister senior infielder Amber Bishop-Riley would cap the weekend off for the Flames scoring a run in the seventh inning for the ultimate rating of 4-0..
The Lady Bisons return to motion Wednesday in a double header in opposition to the Bellarmine Knights in Louisville, KY.
Photo courtesy of Lipscomb Athletics

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