The University of Texas at Dallas Athletics

02/15/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/16/2020 16:09

Softball Opens Weekend Trip with Split at Schreiner

KERRVILLE, TX (02.15.20) - The UT Dallas softball team opened the second weekend of the season with a non-conference doubleheader split at Schreiner Saturday afternoon.

The Comets (now 2-4) opened Saturday's twin bill with a 5-3 win over the host Mountaineers, but dropped the night cap, 2-1. UTD will continue its weekend road trip Sunday with a 12 p.m. doubleheader at Trinity in San Antonio.

GAME 1 - UTD 5, Schreiner 3
The Comets plated three runs in the top of the 6th to collect a 5-3 win over Schreiner to open Saturday's slate.

Tied 2-2 after five, broke open the game with a bases-loaded single, scoring . followed up with an RBI single of her own, bringing home , before completed the three-run 6th with a bases-loaded walk, plating .

The Comets opened the scoring with a pair of runs in the top of th 1st on RBI singles by and Todd, but Schreiner answered with single runs in the 3rd and 5th. The Mountaineers got a run back in the bottom of the 6th, but left the bases loaded.

picked up the complete-game win, scattering 10 hits with three strikeouts. Todd finished 3-for-4 with two RBI while Peters was 2-for-4.

GAME 2 - Schreiner 2, UTD 1
The host Mountaineers scored twice early before UTD could get on the scoreboard as Schreiner earned a 2-1 win over the Comets in the final game of the day.

Schreiner took a 1-0 lead in the 1st and doubled its lead in the 4th before would come home on a Mountaineer error on an Ambrosy ground ball in the 5th.

The Comets out-hit Schreiner, 8-6, but would leave eight runners on base.

Todd and Simon each finished 3-for-3.