Blue Devils down Clemson in 5 innings

Blue Devils down Clemson in 5 innings


Blue Devils down Clemson in 5 innings


ORLANDO – After defeating St. John’s in its inaugural outing, the Clemson Softball team fell 11-0 to Duke in the Tigers’ second game of the day.

Brianna Butler earned the win in the circle for the Blue Devils, who scored seven runs in the third inning. Clemson junior infielder Bailey Taylor registered her first double of the season in the second inning to lead the Clemson effort.

In the first inning, Duke took advantage of two Clemson passed balls and an error, scoring two early runs. The Blue Devils (1-0) then extended their lead to 3-0 in the second inning after Caroline Jacobsen scored on Kyla Morris RBI single to left field. Duke went on to cross the plate eight more times – seven in the third and once in the fourth.

Friday’s matchup between Clemson (1-1) and the Blue Devils was not a designated conference game.

Clemson returns to the field at the UCF Softball Complex on Saturday, Feb. 8 to take on Indiana at 11 a.m. and UCF at 3:30 p.m. Saturday’s contest against the Knights is set to stream on UCFKnights.TV.

–courtesy of Clemson Athletic Communications


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