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Softball Swept by #11 CNU

Softball Swept by #11 CNU

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Ferrum College was swept by #11Christopher Newport University in USA South softball action, falling 7-4 and 5-2 March 18 on the road.

In the opener, center fielder Karly Thompson had a solo homer in the third inning for the Panthers.  Second baseman Shelbie Hall would add a two-run blast in the fifth inning.

Hannah Shumaker got the loss, allowing eight hits, seven earned runs and a walk over 2.2 innings.  Rachel Shumaker pitched the final 3.1 innings, allowing one hit and no runs or walks.

Sabrina Hill went 3-3 with two home runs in the nightcap for CNU (13-5, 4-2 USA South), scored three runs and drove in four, while Chelsea Mitchell had one home run.

ferrum (20-4, 4-2 USA South) returns to action Tuesday, March 20, at home against Greensboro College.  The USA South doubleheader is set to start at 5 p.m. at Franklin Community Bank Field.