SALISBURY, N.C. – The Augusta University softball team met Catawba and Pfeiffer on Saturday in non-conference action and fell 6-2 to Catawba and 5-1 to Pfeiffer at Whitley Field.
The Jaguars (3-11) met tourney-host Catawba (3-9) for a 10:00 a.m. matchup to begin day two of the tournament. The Indians scored two in the first inning, but the Jaguars carded two on junior Lindsey Stokes' RBI double. A Catawba homer from Leah Huggins in the bottom half of the second lifted the home team back on top. Catawba went on to win 6-2.
Sophomore Lydia Hausman went 3-4 and Stokes 1-3 with two RBI.
In game two Against Pfeiffer, Augusta gave up an early lead and dropped a 5-1 contest. AU outhit Pfeiffer (5-0) 7-5, but the Jags left nine runners on base to Pfeiffer's six.
Senior righty Kristen Mills (1-3) went 6.0 innings and allowed five runs on five hits as the starting pitcher.
Augusta hosts Wingate on Wednesday, Feb. 22 for a 1:00 p.m. non-conference doubleheader at Jaguar Field in Augusta, Ga.
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