FERRUM, Va. -- Averett University took both ends of a non-conference softball doubleheader tonight at Ferrum College, winning the opener 3-1 and taking the nightcap 5-2 at American National Bank Field.
Both teams scored a run in the first inning of the opener, then Averett added a run in the third and one in the sixth to close it out.
In the nightcap, the Cougars scored a run in the top of the first inning, then added two each in the fifth and the seventh for the final count.
Keri Hamlett was a combined 3-5 with a stolen base in two games as Ferrum. Ashton Lambeth (4-1) got the game one loss after pitching seven innings, while Jasmine Agee (2-5) absorbed the loss in the nightcap after throwing seven innings.
Hannah Thompson recorded 11 strikeouts en route to earning the nightcap win for Averett. Thompson also went 5-7 at the plate in two games with two doubles, two runs, two RBI and a stolen base.
Coach Gerald Culler's team will be back in action Saturday, March 16, at home against SUNY Oswego. The non-conference doubleheader gets underway at 1:00 p.m.