The Florida softball team wasted no time on Thursday, scoring three runs combined in the first two innings against LSU.
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This wasn’t the biggest moment of designated player Jordan Matthews’ collegiate career, but it sure was close.
The Florida softball team came into Saturday’s doubleheader needing to win both games against Mississippi State to not only win the series but to also have a chance at hosting a super regional.
Bottom of the seventh, two outs, bases loaded.
Pitcher Kelly Barnhill was in the zone.
The UF softball team was trying to avoid the sweep as it trailed 3-0 in the sixth inning on Saturday. Sophia Reynoso and Alex Voss stood on second and third with one out, presenting Florida’s best scoring opportunity of the day against Alabama.
Kendyl Lindaman faced a 3-2 count against Alabama pitcher Sarah Cornell with two outs in the fifth during the second game of Friday night’s doubleheader.
The biggest issue that the Florida softball team has faced this season has been getting offensive production from players not named Amanda Lorenz or Kendyl Lindaman.
The Florida softball team faces No. 4 Florida State (38-7) on Wednesday, the first game of a brutal stretch of its schedule where it plays four games in four days against top-five opponents. The Gators (36-9) are coming off a sweep of Texas A&M and are on a seven-game winning streak.
Runners on base and designated player Kendyl Lindaman at the plate in a tight game.
The margin was as thin as a blade of grass for Texas A&M on May 26, 2018.