Softball drops 2 at 10th-ranked Texas A&M

GO CARDINALS Beverly Corry hit her 8th HR of the season for Lamar.
GO CARDINALS
Beverly Corry hit her 8th HR of the season for Lamar.
GO CARDINALS

April 9, 2013

Box Score

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Beverly Corry’s eighth home run of the season tied Candyce Carter for the Lamar single-season record, but the Lady Cardinals dropped a non-conference softball doubleheader to 10th-ranked Texas A&M by scores of 9-0 and 12-4 on Tuesday.

Carter’s two-run shot was one of three home runs hit by the Lady Cardinals (18-25) in the second game. Ashley McDowell and Tina Schulz added solo homers for Lamar

“We lost to a better team today,” Lamar coach Holly Bruder said. “These mid-week games are meant to help us when it comes to conference games. I thought we did some good things today.”

Texas A&M (33-7) hit five home runs on the day as the Aggies improved to 19-0 in non-conference home games this season. Cali Lanphear homered in each game for Texas A&M.

Schulz (4-10) started and took the loss in the opener, allowing eight hits and seven runs over two earnings. Starter Melissa Smith (1-5) took the loss in the nightcap, along five hits and six runs in one-plus innings.

“It’s tough to come back against a good team like that,” Bruder said. They have a tremendous amount of talent. It seems everyone can hit.”

Lamar returns to action this weekend when it hosts Southeastern Louisiana in a three-game Southland Conference series at Ford Park. The teams meet in a doubleheader at 3 p.m. Saturday and a single game at 2 p.m. Sunday.

“This weekend is huge,” said Bruder, whose Lady Cardinals are tied for third place. “We have to come out and play like we want it,”

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