TALLADEGA, Ala. – The Spring Hill College softball team swept a non-conference doubleheader from the Talladega College Tornadoes by the scores of 15-0 and 6-2 on Tuesday afternoon.
SHC senior starter Linsey Dickerson (6-2) held the Tornadoes (3-17) to three hits with two walks and three strikeouts while sophomore outfielder Shea Blanchard continued to swing a hot bat with a 2-for-4 effort including a 2-run homerun.
Sophomore first baseman Elise deBruler had three hits with a 2-run homer and senior outfielder Katelyn Hinson also joined the game's 2-run homerun club as one of her two hits.
Sophomore catcher Jade Bourgeois ripped out two hits while freshman designated player Caroline Sagrera was 3-for-4. Junior shortstop Raleigh Downs was 3-for-3 with a double and a triple and freshman second baseman Sam Leach had a pair of hits with SHC tallying 18 total base-knocks.
In the second game, sophomore Kathryn Ingles (1-1) registered four strikeouts with seven hits allowed and two walks. Blanchard, deBruler, Hinson and Leach each added two more hits to their stats as the Badgers pounded out another 11 hits in the contest.
The Badgers have now recorded eight shutout victories so far this season.
Spring Hill (18-3) will next face LSU-Alexandria (13-14) in a neutral site non-conference doubleheader on Friday at 3 p.m. in Hattiesburg, Miss.