TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Despite outhitting the Rattlerettes eight to seven,
the No. 15-ranked Florida State softball team stranded 10 runners and fell
3-1 to Florida A&M this evening at Lady Seminole Field. The loss puts FSU
at 43-15 while FAMU improves to 28-29. It was just the second time in 58
games that FSU has fallen to the Rattlerettes.
Florida A&M scored runs in the second, third and fourth innings.
Power-hitter Kim Browning went 2-for-2, including a solo home run to left
in the fourth inning and also scored two runs while shortstop Nikki Reed
was perfect, going 3-for-3. FSU scored its lone run in the fourth as
Corrie Williams led off with a double, advanced on a sacrifice bunt by
Jesse McGregor and was driven in by Jen Brown’s ground out to second base.
Florida State will host Auburn on Sunday in a doubleheader beginning at 1
p.m. in its last home regular-season series of the season. The games will
be televised, delayed-broadcast, on Sunshine Network, Cable 23, beginning
at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
FAMU 011 100 0 - 3 7 1 FSU 000 100 0 - 1 8 0
WP – A. Alford (19-15)
LP – S. Venable (13-6)