Vikings Fall to Transy 6-0, Will Play Elimination Game this Afternoon

Vikings Fall to Transy 6-0, Will Play Elimination Game this Afternoon

By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Combining for only four hits as a team, the Berry College softball team fell to Transylvania University 6-0 in their first shutout loss of the year in the second round of the NCAA regionals on Saturday.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Transylvania jumped out to an early lead, scoring three runs in the top of the third inning off of a pair of doubles and a Berry throwing error.
  • Transylvania then added an additional two runs in the top of the sixth inning, off of a Jessica Powell home run, moving the score to 5-0.
  • Transylvania plated the final run of the game in the top of the seventh inning off of a single to the pitcher, ensuring the 6-0 victory.
  • On the day, Berry added only four hits, while committing two errors.

BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

TRANSYLVANIA STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

  • Brittany Mumford: 2-for-4, R, 2B
  • Shelby Bailey: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBIs, 2 2B
  • Powell: 1-for-3, R, 2 RBIs, HR
  • Renae Morton: 7.0 IP, 4 H, 5 BB, 4 SO

NOTABLES:

  • The loss was the first game of the year for Berry in which they did not score a single run.
  • The Vikings fall to 39-3 overall on the year, while Transylvania improves to 33-11.
  • Three Vikings took the mound for Berry in the loss: Collop, Whitney Gribble and Makenzie Flynt.

UP NEXT:

Berry will take on the winner of Thomas More and Emory & Henry in an elimination game this afternoon at 4:00pm. 

 

Head Coach Cori Thiermann, Katlin Seger and Brittany Ferrell's postgame interview. 

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