HUNTSVILLE – McNeese State completed a Southland Conference softball series sweep of Sam Houston with a 6-0 victory over the Bearkats Saturday afternoon.
McNeese tallied quickly as Lindsey Langer walked and scored on a triple by second baseman Marissa Koetting. Two batters later, Cowgirl first baseman Heather Mosser was injured after being hit in the face with a throw from an infielder. The game was delayed 25 minutes.
Koetting singled to score another run in the second, bringing in catcher Whitney Corbello who singled and reached second on an error.
Corbello singled to lead off the fourth inning. She was singled to third and scored on an infield error by the Bearkats to put McNeese up 3-0.
Alex Corbello led off the fifth inning with a single, reached second on a passed ball and was singled to third by Whitney Corbello. Koetting walked to score Corbello and Whitney Corbello tallied on a wild pitch. Third baseman Dani Price made it 6-0 with an RBI single in the sixth.
Next action for the Bearkat softball team will be a non-conference doubleheader with Houston Baptist Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Bearkat Softball Complex. SHSU will travel to A&M-Corpus Christi for the team’s next Southland series Saturday and Sunday April 10-11.