Kristen Bell (53)

April 6, 2013

Game One Box Score
Game Two Box Score

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Fayetteville State softball team split a doubleheader with the Shaw Lady Bears on Saturday afternoon at Seabrook Park. The Lady Broncos fell 2-0 in game one before recording 11 hits in a 7-2 victory in game two. Kristen Bell (Fr., Hubert, NC) earned her team-best sixth win on the mound following a complete game performance in the doubleheader finale.

Maya Washington (Jr., Red Springs, NC) and Ashley Wlezen (Sr., Charlotte, NC) led the Lady Bronco offense in game one collecting one hit each. Spencer Embler (Jr., Thomasville, NC) limited Shaw to five hits over four innings; but suffered the loss giving up two runs in the top of the third inning.

Sheniqua Fahie had a team-high two hits for the Lady Bears; as Gina Yozzo and Kemesha Braithewaite posted one RBI each. Taylor Moore earned the win in relief tossing 4.2 innings while walking three batters.

Fayetteville State received two-hit performances from Washington, Embler, Sencerae Locklear (So., Fairmont, NC), Sierra Henderson-Holmes (So., Olivia, NC) and Amanda Anderson (So., Hope Mills, NC) in the 7-2 victory in game two. FSU scored in all but one inning against the Shaw pitching combination of Moore and Fahie; highlighted by two runs each in the first and fourth innings. The Lady Broncos added a solo run in the second, third and sixth innings.

Bell picked up her 16th complete game of the season after holding the Lady Bears to two runs on six hits, one walk and four strikeouts. Moore suffered the loss after giving up three runs on four hits, two walks and no strikeouts in just one inning of work. Fahie gave up four runs in five innings of relief.

Jamel Manley led Shaw with two hits; while Yozzo and Braithewaite tallied one RBI apiece.

Fayetteville State wraps up its regular season on Sunday, Apr. 7 when it hosts the Saint Augustine’s Lady Falcons in a doubleheader at Seabrook Park. Game one of the twin billing is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. followed by game two at 3 p.m. FSU will hold “Senior Day” festivities prior to the first game.



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