UNCP Softball Ties For Sixth in Conference Carolina


Freshman Samantha Allred has 3 at bats in game two of the Barton College doubleheader, recording 1 hit and 1 run. PN Photo/Mykayla Brady

By Nicole Cook, Reporter

The Braves have done an excellent job racking up seven wins in the last two weeks. 

UNCP @ Francis Marion, Double Header – April 14

The Braves traveled to the Francis Marion at the Francis Marion University Softball Stadium, in Florence, S.C.

It was a double header that resulted in a clear win for Pembroke, 10-2.

This win marked the third in the Braves’ winning streak against Francis Marion and put the Braves’ record at 20-14, 9-9 in the Conference Carolinas standings.

However, the next game resulted in a 6-5 loss against the Patriots. Francis Marion has a record of 21-8 on that field, making them a tough opponent to face at home. 

UNCP vs. Barton, Double Header – April 19

The Braves battled the Barton Bulldogs at home on senior day and swept the competition with a 4-2 victory in the first game and a 4-3 win in the second.

Redshirt senior Jordyn Adcox highlighted the first game with her walk-off homerun nearing the end of the seventh.

The homerun helped steer the Barves to their first victory of the day.

In the following game, Redshirt Freshman Makenna Sibbett stole the show with a four-bagger in the bottom of the sixth inning. 

UNCP @ Belmont Abbey, Double Header – April 22

UNCP Softball traveled to Crusader Field, in Belmont, N.C. and started off the day with a 4-1 win and slipping in the second game, 4-3.

Redshirt Senior, Tatum Brummitt secured a three-run homer in the seventh inning to help secure the win for game one.

The Braves endured a 4-3 loss in the second game and ended the game with Crusaders ending the game with a walk-off hit.

This puts the Braves at a record of 23-15, 12-10 in the Conference Carolinas.

UNCP @ Converse, Double Header – April 23

Pembroke won their sweep against Converse University at Tyger River Park.

Braves won with a total of 24 runs on 27 hits over the course of the day, the first game was an 8-0 victory and the second was secured with a 16-7 lead.

Now, with a record of 25-15, 14-10 in the conference, the Braves are succeeding on the field having only lost one of their last six games. 

The Braves are now tied for sixth place in the Conference Carolinas standings with Emmanuel College and will return to Tyger River Park for the first round of the championship games. The Braves will take on the Fleet of Erskine College on Thursday, April 28 at 12p.m. E

rskine is currently ranked below Pembroke as 10th in conference standings with a record of 13-26, 9-14. 

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