UNCW softball splits Saturday double-header

Haley Lenderman's solid pitching in game 2 against Youngstown State helps UNCW softball split their Saturday afternoon double-header. (Source: WECT)
Haley Lenderman's solid pitching in game 2 against Youngstown State helps UNCW softball split their Saturday afternoon double-header. (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -UNCW combined their strong bats with a solid pitching performance from senior Haley Lenderman to earn a split of its two games at Boseman Field on Saturday afternoon.

The Seahawks dropped their first game to Eastern Kentucky, 6-2 before shutting out Youngstown State, 3-0.

Four different Seahawks collected two-hits in the doubleheader, including freshman Janel Gamache and junior Dominique Travers, who each hit a home run.

Lenderman, meanwhile, posted her second solo shutout of the season against Youngstown State after scattering six hits in a complete-game effort with four strikeouts.

UNCW will finish out the series on Sunday against Youngstown State, first pitch is set for 12:30 p.m..

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