The Lady Bearcats started conference play on Thursday, March 23rd by hosting Midway University.
In the first game Shelby Franklin took the mound only giving up 3 hits while striking out 4 for a complete game. Courtney Klueppel and Megan Myers led the way for the Bearcats with both going 2 for 3 at the plate. Cat Dunn was 2 for 4. The bearcats spread out 9 hits for a 5-4 win.
Shelby Franklin took the mound again in the 2nd game only giving up 5 hits and striking out 1. She pitched another complete game. Megan Myers, Rachel Tanner, and Abi Duncan all went 2 for 4. In the bottom of the 8th inning with the score tied at 1-1, the Bearcats had the bases loaded with 1 out then Abi Duncan came up to bat and hit a screamer line drive through the infield to score Megan Myers for the winning run. The bearcats won the 2nd game 2-1.
The Lady Bearcats are back on the field tomorrow (Friday) to face another conference rival, Asbury University. The 1st game will start at 2:30 pm.