Emory Defeats Rochester At UAA Championships

Emory Defeats Rochester At UAA Championships

From Emory University Athletics

The Emory softball team made the most of its only game on Thursday at the University Athletic Association Championships, rolling by the University of Rochester.  The No. 8-ranked Eagles raised their overall record to 13-2, 3-2 in the league, following a five-inning, 11-3 triumph over the Yellowjackets, who slipped to 5-3 in overall action, 3-2 in conference play.

Emory 11, Rochester 3 (5 inn.) – Emory's offense totals 11 hits, the program's eighth double-figure effort of the season, while the pitching combination of junior Sydney Carpenter and sophomore Brittany File hold UR to five safeties … Junior Alyssa Pollard goes 3-for-3 at the plate with a pair of RBIs, as she extends her hitting streak to 14 games while boosting her season batting average to .392 … Pollard comes through with a two-run single in the top of the second that accounts for the eventual winning runs … Junior Melody Carter collects two hits, including a three-run homer, her second round tripper of the season, in the top of the first that stakes the Eagles to a 3-0 lead ... Holding a 5-2 advantage, Emory explodes for five runs in the top of the fourth with the key blows being a two-run double by junior Hannah Sendel, her team-leading sixth two-bagger, and a two-run single by freshman Ashley Powers … Carpenter boosts her season record to 7-0 after tossing the first four innings, allowing a couple of runs and striking out three.