The Bulls, 9-5, fell 12 to 1 to Ole Miss (5 innings) but bounced back in the second game of the Stetson Tournament, beating them 6 to 3.
In the first game against Ole Miss, the Bulls got smoked 12 to 1 in 5 innings, dropping their record to 8-5. The lone run for the Bulls came in the bottom of the first inning on an RBI single from Lauren Evans. The offense had just 3 hits in the game overall. Kristen Wyckoff was 1 for 2 and scored the only run, stealing a base as well.
Hannah Parker (2-1) went 3.1 innings, allowing 8 hits, 4 runs, walking one batter and struck out 2. Susan Wysocki went a third, allowing 3 hits, 5 runs and walked 2 batters. Brittney Rayfield went 1.1 innings allowing 3 hits, 3 runs, walking one batter and struck out 2 to close out the game for the Bulls side.
In the second game against Stetson, the Bulls won 6 to 3 as they bounced back. The offense got going and the pitching helped hold the Hatters in check late in the game.
USF was down 1 to 0 to start the game, but got it going in the 3rd on a 2-run double by Kenya Yancy to put USF ahead 2 to 1. Bethaney Keen then drove in a run followed by an RBI ground out by Lauren Evans to make it 4 to 1. Stetson made it 4 to 2 in the 4th and added another run in the 5th. In the 6th, Sam Worrell hit her first home run of the year to make it 5 to 3. In the 7th, the Bulls drew a walk with the bases loaded to make it 6 to 3.
AnaMarie Bruni went 2 for 3 and scored 2 runs. Yancy went 1 for 1 with the two run double. Worrell was 1 for 4 overall in the game with her first home run.
Kalen McGill (3-3) went 4 innings, allowing 4 hits, 4 runs, walking 2 batters and struck out 3. Cheyenne Eggens (S 1) went the final 3 innings, allowing 1 hit and struck out 3 batters.
The Bulls will return home to open up the Under Armour Invitational Tournament as they host Georgia State (2 PM) followed by Syracuse (4:30 PM) on Friday night in Tampa.