Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 27, 2014

CU softball splits a pair at W.Va. State

BC women fall to Campbellsville

INSTITUTE — The Concord University softball team split a doubleheader Saturday with West Virginia State, losing 2-0 in game one before bouncing back to win the nightcap 6-4.

Concord moves to 29-19 overall and 13-13 in Mountain East Conference play after the split. West Virginia State is now 25-23 overall and tied with Concord in the league standings at 13-13.

The Mountain Lions offense was led by Lauren Lewis, who produced a 4-for-7 effort including a home run, two RBIs and her 11th stolen base of the season. She extending her hitting streak to a season-long 16 games.

Alyssa Morris tallied a 3-for-7 performance that included her team-leading ninth home run of the year. Morris' blast tied her for most home runs in a career at Concord with 18.

Sophomore pitcher Allie Reid (16-8) was stellar for the Mountain Lions all day as she saw action in both games, recording every out in the doubleheader. For the day Reid tossed 13 innings while scattering two runs on eight hits and striking out four batters.

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Lady Rams drop two

BLUEFIELD, Va. — The Bluefield College Lady Rams fell to Campbellsville 9-1 and 2-1 on Saturday at Graham Rec Park.

 The Lady Rams picked up only three hits in the opener. Alene Uehara had two hits and an RBI while Clera Conkle had BC’s other safety.

Victoria Decker got the win for Campbellsville, which Ali Bartley took the loss for Bluefield.

Campbellsville completed the sweep with a 2-1 win in the nightcap. Bluefield’s only run came in the seventh on an RBI single by Priscilla Ruiz that scored Bartley.

BC will host Campbellsville today at 3 p.m. in a season-ending doubleheader at Graham Rec Park.

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Williams wins in Radford

RADFORD, Va. — Led by two field event victories from freshman Sherrice Williams the Concord University women's track and field team competed at the Highlander Invitation at Cupp Stadium in Radford, Va. Saturday.

 Williams leaped to two personal-bests in the long jump and triple jump to claim wins in both. She jumped 5.45 meters in the long jump, which was .15 meters better than second place. In the triple jump she leaped 10.89 meters to finish first.

 CU will next compete at the Mountain East Conference Championships in Glenville, May 2-3.

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