Kyle Lem records career win 100 with three wins over Delta State


The University of Arkansas at Monticello Blossom Softball team would split double-headers with Delta State University on Thursday and Friday. 

On Thursday, the Blossoms would host the Lady Statesmen in a double-header at Alvy Early Softball Field.

In Game One, the Blossoms would get a complete game shutout from Mallory Pitre for 6-0 victory.

Kennedy Cox would get the scoring started for the Blossoms in the bottom of the fourth inning with a homer to right field. 

The Blossoms would score four runs in the inning with Maggie Miller driving in two runs on a double, Courtnee Sensibaugh drawing a walk to score Sophie Wood, and Bailey Camp being hit by a pitch to score Jadyn Hart.

The Blossoms next two runs would come in the bottom of the sixth inning on a triple by Adrianna Erichsen that scored Sensibaugh and sacrifice fly by Cox to score Erichsen to set up the 6-0 score. 

In Game Two, the Blossoms would get on the board in the first inning but the Lady Statesmen tied the game at one in the top of the second.

UAM would score two runs in the bottom of the third and in the bottom of the fourth to take a 5-1 lead. 

Delta State added two runs in the top of the seventh with the Blossoms taking the contest 5-3.

On Thursday UAM would travel to Cleveland, Mississippi for a double-header. 

In Game One, the Blossoms would get home runs from Wood, Sensibaugh, and Lexi Smith to help the team to a 13-8 win giving head coach Kyle Lem his 100th win of his career at UAM. 

In Game two, the Blossoms could not get their offense going in the right direction as the Lady Statesmen would shut out the Blossoms 8-0 over five innings. 

The Blossoms will return home for a double-header on Friday, February 23, to begin GAC play against Southeastern. 

Game One is set for 1 pm.

Game Three of the series is set for Saturday at 12 pm.