Augusta Splits PBC Series With Columbus State

Augusta Splits PBC Series With Columbus State

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted the Columbus State Cougars at Jaguar Field for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Sunday afternoon. Augusta came from behind in game one with a go-ahead home run to win 2-1, before falling 8-0 in game two.


The league game moved Augusta to 8-18 overall and 2-2 in the Peach Belt. Columbus State is now 15-10 and 3-3 in the PBC.


AU wraps its homestand on Wednesday, March 21 with a 2:00 p.m. non-conference doubleheader against Claflin.



The Jaguars won their third-straight game with a close victory against CSU. After the Cougars carded a run in the fifth, freshman Bella Fernandez hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning to score Ashley Boyd and give the Jaguars a 2-1 swing. Senior Marni Greenstein and sophomore Lydia Hausman each had a hit for Augusta as well.


Sophomore Morgan Hunter (5-9) got the win in a complete-game performance with six strikeouts for the Jaguars.



CSU came out swinging and run-ruled Augusta 8-0 to split the double feature. AU had two hits to Columbus State's 10.


Augusta sophomore Courtney Browne (1-7) got the loss in 1.1 inning pitched, before sophomore Jada Jackson came in to relieve.


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