Softball Loses a Pair to Concordia

Southern Oregon lost 6-1 and 0-4 getting swept by Cascade Collegiate Conference opponent Concordia University, in Saturday’s softball doubleheader at University Field.

Southern Oregon fell to 16-14 on the season and 6-8 in conference play while they prepare to travel to Salem, Ore. to face CCC opponent Corban University next Friday.

Southern Oregon honored its three seniors before the start of the last home games of the season. The seniors included Brooke Springer, Jordyn Kurtz, and Katie Moy who holds the record for career doubles at SOU.

Game One

Concordia came out on top early scoring three runs in the top of the third inning off of four hits and adding three more runs in the seventh. Ashley Suter took the complete-game victory over SOU limiting them to one run off of 8 hits with five strikeouts.

Senior pitcher Jordyn Kurtz took the loss for SOU giving up three earned runs off of 11 hits with seven strikeouts.

Southern Oregon’s lone run came in the bottom of the sixth inning to make it a 3-1 lead for Concordia. Senior outfielder Katie Moy led off the inning with a double to left center followed by two outs for the Raiders. Moy was finally brought home on a RBI single down the left side by junior Jessica Flores.

Concordia scored its last three runs at the top of the seventh taking advantage of three errors by the Raiders finishing the game 6-1.

SOU junior Jessica Flores catches the ball at first and get the Concordia player out during the game on Saturday. Photo by Troy Goossen/The Siskiyou

Game Two

Concordia took another early lead in the second game of the double header scoring two runs in second inning off of four hits. The Cavaliers added two more runs in the fourth to bring the lead to 4-0. Jordyn Brown limited Southern Oregon to four hits in a complete-game shutout taking the win for Concordia.

Sophomore pitcher Karlie Stephens recorded the loss for SOU allowing four runs on eight hits in 4.2 innings.

Sam Genskay led the Cavaliers with three hits including a double to open up the top of the fourth.

SOU softball players wear pink during their last home game of the season to support breast cancer awareness on Saturday. Photo by Troy Goossen/The Siskiyou

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