The Florida Softball team won the second game of the best-of-three series
with Texas A&M Saturday afternoon, 3-2.
The game came down to the bottom of the seventh with the game knotted at
2-2. With one out, senior Lauren Roussell (Cerritos, Calif.) took the
seventh pitch offered her over the video screen in left field to give the
Gatord the 3-2 victory. The Aggies got on the board first in the top of
the first inning, as two runs scored on a Jami Lobpries double.
Florida scored a run in the bottom of the third as sophomore Kristina
Hilberth (Dunedin, Fla.) scored on a Roussell ground out to short.
The Gators tied the game as Hilberth scored her second run of the game on
a sophomore Kim Waleszonia (Fontana, Calif.) base hit to left in the
Sophomore Stacey Nelson
earned the win to improve to 34-14 on the
year. Reliever Amanda Scarborough took the loss for Texas A&M to move to
25-8 on the year.
Game three of the series begins in 20 minutes. It will air on ESPNU
immediately following the third game of the Tennessee versus Hawaii
series in Knoxville.