NATCHITOCHES, LA --- Alex Survant, Whitney Wilson, and Lauren Burns each totaled three hits to lead the Sam Houston State softball team to a 12-7 victory over Northwestern State Sunday at Demon Diamond. The victory gave the Bearkats a sweep of the three-game Southland Conference series with the Demons.
Sam Houston (10-6, SLC 4-2) scored seven runs in the top of the first inning and ended the day with 12 runs on 16 hits and one Demon error.
Survant, Wilson, Sarah Parich, and Burns each had two RBIs in the contest.
Northwestern State (4-15, SLC 1-4) tied the game with its own seven-run inning in the bottom of the third. The game remained a tie until the sixth inning when the Bearkats exploded again for four runs. Wilson's RBI double broke the tie.
Brandi Crnkovic (6-4) was the winner for Sam Houston State, throwing the final three innings in relief. Crnkovic struck out four of the 13 batters
she faced and gave up only two hits. Morgan Mikulin started, striking out
three batters in the first four innings.
Sam Houston's next action will be in the University of South Florida
Invitational Thursday through Sunday, March 6-9 in Orlando, FL.