The success continues for the Georgia Southern University softball team in the FIU
Invitational as they defeated Florida Gulf Coast University first 6-2, then 9-1 in the
first elimination of the tournament.
In game one three Eagle batters had two-hit performances including senior Shelby
Morrill. Junior Breanna Mclendon and sophomore A.J. Hamilton both worked in two
home runs. Senior pitcher Sarah Purvis managed four strikeouts and allowed two
Game two was more of the same for the Eagles. Seniors Shelby Morrill and
Kourtney Thomas along with freshman Morgan Robertson each hit a ball out of the
park. Junior Brooke Red took the mound for the Eagles and recorded six strikeouts
and only one run.
The Eagles finish up the FIU Invitational tomorrow in the final match of the
invitational. The time and opponent have yet to be determined.