Softball: Warhawks capture win over Central Arkansas, 1-0

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THE BASICS
Score: ULM 1, Central Arkansas 0
Teams: ULM (13-7), Central Arkansas (6-14)
Location: Conway, Arkansas

Conway, Ark. – The ULM softball team evened out its season series against Central Arkansas with a 1-0 win on Tuesday evening thanks to an RBI double from Jessie Watts.

TURNING POINT
-With Melanie Coyne on second after a leadoff double in the fourth, Watts drove in the only run of the game with a two-out double to left center that turned out to be the difference in the contest.

NOTABLES
-The top of the line up in Sydney McKay, Cheyanne Lyon, Jayden Mount and Coyne each contributed one hit apiece to combine for four of the teams’ five hits. Watts RBI double brought in the only run in the game for ULM.
-Coyne earned the win after a complete game shutout, allowing just two Central Arkansas hits and two walks while striking out four batters.

FROM COACH LYON
“Great game from Mel in the circle. We got great pitching and good solid defense. Jessie came through with a clutch hit to bring in the run and Mel made it stand up. To have 13 wins through our first 20 with a lot of road games and we have only played one and a half games with our starting lineup due to injuries. I am looking forward to starting conference this weekend.”

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