A two-run homerun by
JSU pitcher Melissa Dowling held TSU to only two hits in the shut out. The Tigers’ only hits came in the fourth and fifth innings when Bridget Metger and Jalisa Bradley recorded singles to third base and left field, respectively.
Game two was scoreless until Royesha Goodman hit a solo homerun down the left line to give the Tigers a 1-0 lead in the fourth. JSU answered in the bottom of the inning with a run to even the score before TSU reclaimed the lead (2-1) on a solo shot by Brittany Webb to left center. Trailing 1-2, the Gamecocks used a two-run homerun from Nikki Prier to take the lead for good.
Goodman was 2-3 at the plate and picked up her first homerun of the season. Webb posted her second homerun of the year.
Both teams will meet tomorrow to play the third game of the series. First pitch is set for 12 p.m.