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JMU takes softball series at UNCW

UNCW's Kelsey Bryan makes a throw to first base during Saturday's game against James Madison. (Source: UNCW) UNCW's Kelsey Bryan makes a throw to first base during Saturday's game against James Madison. (Source: UNCW)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

James Madison pounded out 11 hits en route to an 11-3 series-clinching softball victory over UNCW in five innings Saturday at Boseman Field.

Kali Jones went 2-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored and Carson Shaner drove in a pair of runs with a double for the host Seahawks (10-19, 1-5 Colonial Athletic Association).

Kate Gordon went 3-for-3 with six RBIs and Morgan Tolle added three hits, two runs scored and two RBIs for the Dukes (24-8, 5-1 CAA).

JMU's Payton Buresch earned the complete game victory, giving up three runs on nine hits with three strikeouts.

Haley Lenderman suffered the loss for the Seahawks after allowing six runs on five hits in 1.1 innings.

UNCW continues its eight-game homestand on Tuesday with a 5 p.m. game against North Carolina. 

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