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Win: Longanecker (11-0) 2.220002
Loss: Taylor Boling (5-4) 3.053322
Kelly Warren (ETSU) 402000
Taylor Wright (ETSU) 302000
Kifer (APP) 312010
Stewart (APP) 322211
Walker (APP) 302000
Bucs Stumble in Boone against Mountaineers
Bucs Stumble in Boone against Mountaineers
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Appalachian State scores seven unanswered t down Bucs 7-1

BOONE, N.C. (March 20, 2019) – The ETSU Bucs softball team dropped a tough contest at Appalachian State on Wednesday night, falling to the Mountaineers by the final score of 7-1 in Boone, N.C. With the loss, ETSU falls to 13-11-2 on the season and 4-6-1 in true road games.

The Bucs jumped on the scoreboard first in the top half of the second inning as Kelsey Brown (Advance, N.C.) laced her second home run of the season, a solo shot over the left field fence for the 1-0 advantage.

ETSU could not extend its lead in the top half of the fifth inning, stranding runners on second and third. Appalachian State took advantage of the mishap in the home half of the fifth, plating three runs on three hits and one ETSU error. The Mountaineers broke the game wide open in the bottom of the sixth with four more runs on four hits to stretch their lead to 7-1.

Pitchers of Record
» Win: Kenzie Longanecker (11-0)
» Loss: Taylor Boling (5-4)

Stat of the Game
The Bucs had gone four consecutive games without committing an error. On Wednesday night, ETSU committed a season-high four blunders in the field

» Kelly Warren (Mechanicsville, Va.) and Taylor Wright (Erwin, Tenn.) finished the game with two hits apiece, accounting for four of ETSU’s six base knocks.
» Kelly Schmidt (Norcross, Ga.) started the game in the circle, throwing two scoreless innings and striking out one batter.
» ETSU falls to 23-13 all-time against Appalachian State, now having lost five of the last six showdowns against the Mountaineers.

Record Update
» ETSU: 13-11-2
» Appalachian State: 18-7

Up Next
The Bucs will open up Southern Conference play this weekend at Western Carolina beginning with a doubleheader on March 23 starting at 1 p.m. ETSU will close the series with a 1 p.m. contest on Sunday, March 24.

Keeping up with the Bucs
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