Softball Sweeps Lamar Saturday Afternoon

, Texas – The softball team swept a pair of games from Lamar on Saturday afternoon at the LU Softball Complex.


Jazmine Gendorf threw a four-hitter and Texas Southern scored a trio of runs in the third and fifth innings as they defeated Lamar 6-1 in the opener.

Lamar went up 1-0 on a two-out RBI in the second but TSU quickly answered with a three-run third despite having two outs. Zariah Robins recorded a bunt single and moved Haley Castro over to second. Daryn Haslam drew a walk and Mila Rodriguez’s single to shortstop drove in both Robins and Castro for a 2-1 lead. Tevanae Tate drove in TSU’s third run for a 3-1 margin.

The Tigers added to their lead in the fifth as Crimson Davis hit a leadoff single and a Lamar throwing error allowed Robins to reach base while Davis moved over to third. Haslam upped the score to 4-1 via a single which eventually led to Tate’s second RBI and a 5-1 lead. Paige Jackson closed out the scoring with a sac fly for a 6-1 advantage.

Gendorf went the distance as she allowed only four hits and a run scored. Robins, Tate and Rodriguez all had two hits as Rodriguez and Tate drove in two RBI.


TSU combined for four runs in the fifth and sixth frames as they won game two 5-3.

Zariah Robins drove in the game’s first run in the second for an early 1-0 lead but Lamar answered in the third with an RBI to knot the contest at 1-all. The Lady Tigers stepped up their game offensively with a  pair of runs in the fifth after RBIs from Lauryn Banks and Tevanae Tate. Daryn Haslam’s two-RBI single in the sixth gave TSU some much-needed insurance as Lamar tacked on two runs in the seventh.

Robins finished 3-for-4 with an RBI while Crimson Davis, Tate and Haley Castro all had two hits.

Chelsea Baxter improved to 2-2 on the mound with three strikeouts.

TSU is back in action on March 6 at the Longhorn Invitational in Austin, Texas.


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