Melissa Mayeux Triggers Louisiana’s Last Day Sweep

LAFAYETTE With a double sweep of 6-3 and 7-3 on Senior’s Day at Yvette Girouard Subject at Lamson Park on Saturday, April 30, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball staff accomplished a collection of sweeps at Coastal Carolina and remained on the prime of the desk. Solar Belt Convention rating.

The day was highlighted by Melissa Mayeux homering, tripling and producing 5 RBIs to propel the Sport 1 triumph after which doubling residence the endorsement run to shut out the massive four-run third inning in Sport 2 that jumped Louisiana (38-11, 20-4 Solar Belt) in management for good.

Louisiana had their residence successful streak to 10 video games on the ultimate day of play at Lamson Park within the spring of 2022. The staff’s last residence document was 21-5, marking the present’s first 20-game successful season at Lamson Park. since 2019.

The Ragin’ Cajuns’ sweep of Coastal Carolina (18-27, 4-17 Solar Belt) helped them preserve tempo with Saturday’s winners South Alabama and secured the staff a prime spot lead final weekend. of the league recreation Thursday via Saturday, Might 5-7.

Saturday’s outcomes additionally prolonged Louisiana’s successful streak on the prime of the nation to 72 straight wins, persevering with a string of successes that started in March 2013.

HOW IT HAPPENED (GAME 1)

The Chanticleers jumped onto the board first with a two-out single RBI from Keirstin Roose within the first spherical. Louisiana responded rapidly, recording 4 runs within the decrease half of the inning, culminating in a three-run residence run from Mayeux.

Meghan Schorman (6.0 IP, 5, 1 R, 1 BB, 9 Okay) retired the staff within the first half of the inning after being given the lead, the primary of 5 consecutive goalless innings she performed to finish her look within the circle. After the primary inning, she allowed no a couple of base runner in a single inning till the sixth.

Mayeux single-handedly knocked out the Chanticleers on her second hit of the sport, delivering a two-out treble within the third inning to increase the result in 6-1.

Pitcher Mady Volpe stored Coastal Carolina at arm’s size, holding the Ragin’ Cajuns goalless the remainder of the best way. Makiya Thomas (double) and Riley Zana (singles) raced throughout a seventh inning rally, however kandra lamb induced a pair of fly outs to safe Louisiana victory.

HOW IT HAPPENED (GAME 2)

Coastal Carolina produced one other fast begin, catching a pair of solo residence runs from Thomas and Zana within the first spherical, and led 3-0 on the backside of the third with Kaitlin Beasely-Polko carrying a no-hitter.

Louisiana rapidly turned the tables on Beasley-Polko within the third spherical as bases have been loaded with no exits after Karly Heath drew a stroll, Kramer Eschete chosen and Kayla Falterman (2 for 3, race, RBI) dropped a bunt.

In three straight hits, the Ragin’ Cajuns despatched the Chanticleers uncontrolled and out of the lead. Stormy Kotzelnick (2 for 3, 2 RBI) knocked out within the first two runs with a single to left area, Sophie Piskos tied the rating with a single of his personal and Mayeux (2 for 3, 2 doubles, RBI) continued the scoring with a double RBI for a 4-3 lead.

The Ragin’ Cajuns scored runs in every of the subsequent three innings, receiving RBI singles from Falterman and Alexa Langeliers one other Laney Credeur residence run to create respiratory house for the beginning pitcher Sam Landry (7.0 IP, 6H, 3R, 1BB, 7K).

Landry (16-3, 2.28 ERA, 133K) bounced again from Coastal’s preliminary revolt by ending with 4 straight goalless innings. She solely confronted one over the minimal every inning in the course of the robust last, as beginning within the third inning the guests did not transfer a runner past second base.

NEXT

Louisiana ends the common season recreation and appears to win a Solar Belt Convention championship when the staff faces the ULM Thursday via Saturday, Might 5-7, on the ULM Softball Complicated in Monroe, Louisiana.

The Ragin’ Cajuns and Warhawks are scheduled to play at 6pm on Thursday (Might 5) and Friday (Might 6) after which at 2pm on Saturday (Might 7) to finish the collection.

Followers can take heed to the complete collection on ESPN Lafayette 103.3 FM and 1420 AM within the Acadiana area and around the globe on the ESPN Lafayette app. Dwell stats might be accessed at CajunStats.com.

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