JMU Softball Sweeps UNCW

Image courtesy of JMU Athletics Communications 

By Bennett Conlin (This content was originally published in our newsletter)

Three easy wins – JMU (31-7, 11-1 CAA) easily swept UNCW this weekend, with all three wins coming via the mercy rule after five innings. This was a nice way to bounce back after losing 12-0 to Virginia Tech in the second game of a doubleheader on Wednesday. 

Game 1 – JMU won 8-0. Odicci Alexander struck out 11 batters in five innings pitched and knocked in two runs at the plate. Logan Newton and Sara Jubas both also drove in a pair of runs. 

Game 2 – JMU won 13-0. Megan Good struck out 10 in a dominant pitching performance. Jubas drove in six runs. 

Game 3 – JMU won 12-2. The Dukes hit three home runs en route to another easy win over the Seahawks. Freshman Victoria Figueroa blasted her first career home run in the game. 

Up next – JMU hosts Duke on Wednesday before welcoming the College of Charleston to town for a three-game series. 

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