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Florida State Advances to the Women’s College Planet Series


May 27, 2023

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. three seeded Florida State Softball Group (55-9) punched their ticket to the Women’s College Planet Series with a four-two win more than No. 14 seeded Georgia (42-15) at the Seminole Softball Complicated. This is the Seminoles very first super regional series win at house due to the fact the 2018 Women’s College Planet Series Championship side.

FSU started their perform in the third with two straight hit by pitches to start the inning just before a grounder moved Autumn Belviy and Josie Muffley into scoring position. Jahni Kerr stepped up with the possibility to bring in the very first runs of the game and did so with a shot to the Georgia shortstop who elected to throw house, but Belviy just beat out the tag by the slimmest of margins and the Noles have been in enterprise.

Kalei Harding was subsequent up to bat and continued her powerful postseason efficiency with a beautifully knocked two-run RBI double into left to score Muffley and Kerr for a three- benefit right after 3. She completed the evening with two hits and presently leads the group in the postseason with 12 hits.

Georgia was in a position to respond in the bottom of the third with a groundout to very first to enable the runner at third to score their very first run. The Noles subsequent run came in the sixth when Hallie Wacaser crushed a liner into suitable for an RBI single to send Amaya Ross to house plate and restore the 3 run lead.

The Bulldogs cranked the stress up in the sixth with an RBI single to reduce the lead to two just before Kathryn Sandercock came in relief. She shut down the inning with a stroll, pop-up, and two swinging strikeouts to bring the crowd into complete roar. 

In the bottom of the seventh with the winning run for Georgia at the plate, Sandercock forced a fly out to Kaley Mudge to clinch the win and location in the 2023 Women’s College Planet Series.

In their final appearances in Tallahassee, Mack Leonard and Kathryn Sandercock bowed out with mighty performances in the circle. 

Leonard had 1 of her most dominant performances in the circle with her FSU most effective four.1 innings, retired the very first six batters to commence the game, permitted just 1 additional base hit all through her 50 pitches, and took her fifth profession win as a Seminole. 

Sandercock came in relief for the 180th look for Florida State, now the all-time leader in pitching appearances in system history, and supplied clutch pitches in tight circumstances and took her ninth save of the season.

The Seminoles will now pack their bags and head to Oklahoma City for the Women’s College Planet Series and will face No. six seeded Oklahoma State on Thursday, June 1

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