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INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Game One Final: Florida Tech 3, Rollins 0
Game Two Final: Florida Tech 0, Rollins 8
Records: Florida Tech (32-20, 15-15 SSC) | Rollins (28-7, 9-5 SSC)
Location: Nancy Bottge Field | Melbourne, Fla.
STATS OF GAME ONE:
- Teams remained in a scoreless tie for five and a half straight innings.
- Panthers were able to create some action in the bottom of the six, scoring three runs.
- Back-to-back hits by Cheyenne Nelson and Chloe French to lead off the sixth inning put the Panthers in scoring position.
- Next at bat, Nelson was thrown out at home, but Whitney Ellis – pitch running for French – reached third.
- A throwing error on the Rollins catcher, aiming to pick off Ellis, allowed for Ellis to reach home plate putting the Panthers on the board.
- Victoria Szrom was caught stealing, freeing up Mikayla Lewin to steal home.
- Jolie Miracle put run number three on the board with a homerun over the right field wall.
- The Tars went three up, three down to end the game and secure the Panther win.
- Alex Hendrian threw a three-hit complete game with four strikeouts to improve to 10-7 on the season. Hendrian retired 12 of the final 13 batters.
STATS OF GAME TWO:
- It was a tale of two games as Rollins run ruled the Panthers in game two.
- In the second inning, a RBI ground out and RBI single opened the scoring for the Tars.
- Rollins plated one in both the fourth and fifth innings, both RBI singles.
- In the top of the sixth, Tars plated four on a no out bases-loaded walk, a two-run single to center field, and a RBI single to right field.
- The Panthers were retired in order in the bottom of the sixth to end the game and give Rollins the run-rule win.
- Kelsie Rivers suffered the loss in the circle allowing three hits and two runs with no walks in two and one-third innings of work.
- Samantha Guider threw three innings allowing 12 hits, six runs, and one walk on three strikeouts.
- Allison Platon pitched two-thirds an inning allowing, no hits, no walks, and no runs.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:
- The Panthers move to 58-56 all-time against the Rollins Tars.
- Jolie Miracle’s homerun in game one was her third of the season and third of her career.
- Alex Hendrian’s complete game in game one was her ninth of the season.
- Hendrian’s game one shutout was her fourth shutout of the season.
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