BOCA RATON, Fla. - (Feb. 26, 2017) – Florida Atlantic University’s softball team got another win at the FAU Tournament on Sunday, defeating Memphis 5-0.
Head Coach Joan Joyce
“The game today went very well, Amanda Wilson pitched great for the four innings that she was in there. It was good to get Tatum Buckley on the mound for the remainder of the game. I’m looking forward to getting back to work tomorrow and preparing my team for the first road trip of the season to LSU this weekend.”
- Emily Lochten had a homerun making it her eighth on the year.
- Madisyn Palmer went 2-for-3 while bringing in three runs.
- Tatum Buckley and Fayth Davis both recorded hits.
- Alex Miller and Amanda Peck each added a hit.
Lochten led off the game with a homerun to right field, as she also did in Saturday’s game against Florida A&M. In the bottom of the third inning, Palmer got on base via a bunt, stole second, then scored on a Miller single to left field. Miller scored on a single to right field by Davis for the final run of the inning. Palmer scored the final run of the game in the bottom of the fifth inning on an error by the Memphis first baseman.
The Owls will be back in action on Friday, March 3rd in the Owls’ first road trip for the 2017 season, the LSU Purple & Gold Tournament, featuring: FAU, Illinois, Illinois State, Minnesota, and LSU. You can also follow the team via fausports.com for live scoring.