March 16, 2014
Boca Raton, Fla. -
The Florida Atlantic University softball team dropped its weekend series to UAB, losing 4-2 on Sunday.
UAB took an early lead, scoring two runs in the bottom of the first. FAU (19-14, 3-3 C-USA) answered in the top of the fourth with a Jordan Stovall double to right center that scored Melissa Martinez and Carnesha Thompson to tie the game 2-2.
The Owls were able to hold UAB scoreless until the bottom of the sixth when Megan McGrath hit a two-run homerun to left center to give the Blazers a 4-2 lead. The Owls couldn’t make a comeback, going three up three down in the top of the seventh.
Jordan Stovall finished the weekend off strong, going 4-for-7 in the final two games of the series.
Amanda Wilson gave up four hits, had four walks and a strikeout, as her record fell to 5-3 on the year.
The Owls will be back home on Thursday, March 20 where they will face Connecticut at 6 p.m. at FAU Softball Stadium. For ticket information, please visit FAUTix.com or call 1-866-FAU-OWLS. Live game coverage and statistics can also be found at fausports.com. Fans can also follow the action on twitter @fauowlssoftball.