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By Eli Sirota
BC Sports Information 

Tornados Drop Pair Of Game To Queens On Senior Day – Brevard NC


Last updated 4/25/2016 at 7:47pm

Tornados' catcher Kinny Davis manages to hold on to the ball after a Queens' baserunner attempts to bulldoze her over at home plate during the early half of Brevard College's second game of their double header against the Royals on Saturday. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

Brevard College's softball team hosted Queens University is the season finale on Saturday afternoon, losing 6-0 in the opener and 12-6 in the second contest.

Jamie Hrobak ended the doubleheader with eight strikeouts, giving her BC single-season record a final number of 276 and 716 for her career.

The senior ends her career with her name written all over the Brevard NCAA-era record book, holding 25 career and 21 single-season records.

Sophomore Paige Atkison posted two RBI in the second game of the doubleheader to give her 35 on the season, the most by a Tornado in a season.

Her seven home runs helped the royal blue and white set the NCAA-era record for most in a season by a team with 18.

Three Brevard College seniors and one junior were honored Saturday, as it was their last time stepping onto the diamond to represent the Tornados. From left to right, Jamie Hrobak, Kinsey Parrish, Hanna Huckabee and Mary Cloninger. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

Lauren Parker and Kinny Davis both ended the season with 63 hits, tying the program record for most in a single season. Parker's .368 batting average on the season is the third-best in program history, while Davis's .342 ranks ninth.

Brevard had its best inning of the doubleheader in the second game's fifth inning, scoring four runs.

The bottom of the frame stared with Shelby McCauley recording her first career hit.

Kinsey Parrish brought home the first BC runner of the doubleheader with a single to score Davis, followed by a RBI single from Atkison.

Hanna Huckabee and Ashleigh Ivey both logged RBI in the frame, with Ivey blasting a home run in the bottom of the seventh as well.

The Tornados ended the second game of the doubleheader with 14 hits, the 12th time this season Brevard recorded double-digit hits.

Brevard ends the year with a 19-35 overall record and 6-16 mark in South Atlantic Conference play.


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