WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Shenandoah University softball team opened up its 2019 season Saturday with a pair of losses at the Spirits Invitational hosted by Salem College.
Shenandoah (0-2) opened with an 11-5 loss to Southern Virginia before host Salem took a 13-1, 5-inning decision in the second game of the day.
After Shenandoah (0-1) scored a pair of runs in the top of the first, Southern Virginia (1-0) answered with two of its own in the bottom of the frame before scoring one run in the second and four each in the third and sixth.
Beasley drove in a pair of runs.
Carrie Robinson (0-1) took the loss in the circle after allowing seven runs on seven hits and six walks in 5.0 innings of work. She also struck out five.
Megan Scalley (0-1) tossed the initial four innings in the circle and gave up 10 runs (seven earned) on nine hits and four walks.
Schey had the Hornets RBI on a sacrifice fly to center in the fifth.
The Hornets take on Frostburg State and Brandeis on Sunday to conclude the tournament.