JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Augusta University softball team played a non-conference doubleheader at No. 20 nationally-ranked Carson-Newman on Sunday afternoon and lost two close games, 2-1 and 3-1 at Vickee Kazee-Hollifield Softball Complex.
The games were originally scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 17, but inclement weather forced a change. Augusta is now 1-7 on the young season, with the C-N Eagles moved to 7-3.
Next up, AU plays at Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C. on Tuesday, Feb. 20 for a 1:00 p.m. non-conference doubleheader.
Augusta doubled Carson-Newman's hits, 8-4, in the first meeting, but two errors helped the Eagles stay on top. AU scored a lone run in the second when freshman Cassie Blizzard doubled to plate senior Ashley Boyd. C-N scored one in the fourth and the fifth to steal a 2-1 win.
Morgan Pitched (1-4) pitched six innings for AU and allowed 10 hits for three runs (two earned). C-N had 10 hits to Augusta's five in game two.
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