W.: Morgan, Mack (3-0)
L.: Grain, Lindsey (3-1)
Austin, TX — The No. 10/12 Virginia Tech softball team lost in the second game on Saturday, losing 8-2 to the No. 9/13 Texas. Senior Morgan Oraitis Recorded two extra-base hits and scored an RBI. Kelsey Bennett He hit a solo home run and recorded 2 RBIs.
freshman Lindsey Grain (3-1) started and lost in a circle to Virginia Tech (10-4).
Oratis’ two extra-base hits were the highlight of a 2-for-3 day that included two doubles and an RBI.Senior Kelsey Bennett It was her second home run of the weekend, going 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI.Junior Emma Ritter He also chipped in at the Hokies and compiled two hits in four trips to the plate.
how it happened
The Hokies trailed 4-0 in the fourth when they put a run on the board in the first. Virginia Tech got on the board thanks to his RBI double on Overaitis.
The Longhorns extended their lead to 8–1 before the Hokies offense resumed and took the lead in the seventh. Virginia Tech scored a run in sophomore Mack Bennett’s leadoff homer off Morgan, giving the score in favor of the Longhorns he made it 8–2. The ball game ended with an inadequate seven-round rally.
» Virginia Tech’s power output was led by Overaitis, who compiled two extra-base hits in the ball game.
» Bennett led the Hokies in at-bats, going 2-for-3 in homers and RBIs.
The Hawkeyes will play their final game of the weekend on Sunday, facing Abilene Christian at 10:30 am ET.