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FAU Softball Wins Two, Moves into Championship Game


FAU Softball Wins Two, Moves into Championship Game

Owls Down Minn. 5-0, Ole Miss 2-0

Florida Atlantic softball played host to day two of the FAU Kick-off Class Saturday and came away with two impressive victories. The first was a 5-0 victory over Minnesota and the second, a 2-0 and near no-hitter, against Ole Miss.

The victories move the Owls into the championship game scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday. Pitt and Minnesota will open Sunday play at 9 a.m., Maryland and Ole Miss will follow at 11 a.m. and FAU will face Kentucky, who is 4-0 in the tourney, at 1.

FAUís bats came alive in game one belting nine hits. Ashlyn Parmerter and Cari Curfman had multiple hits in game one with Kirstin hitting a triple, and Cari Curfman hitting a shot over the right field wall to provide the dayís power.

Kathryn Stauffer pitched a complete game shutout. The senior retired eight batters via the strikeout and surrendered no walks. Stauffer moved to 1-1.

Game two of the night belonged to Taylor Fawbush (1-1). Fawbush threw seven innings, five hitless and the lone hit the freshman allowed was a comebacker at her ankles.

Offensively Amber Barton had a double, and Kerri Croney hit a triple. Both Ambar Jones and Blair Bodenmiller were credited with a stolen base.

Source: FAU Media Relations
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