Softball leading South Carolina 2-0

Going for the sweep at Columbia. Braxton Burnside hit a two-run homer in the first inning, her 15th dinger of the season (in 22 games!). This would be the Hogs’ 18th win in a row.

Burnside was third in the nation in homers coming into the weekend, behind two Paperclips. I think she’s moved into second place now.

Chickens tied it 2-2 but Linnie Malkin homered in the fourth to make it 3-2. It’s her ninth dinger.

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We left the bases loaded in the 5th; Malkin fanned on a changeup to end the inning. Still 3-2.

where did Burnside come from? she is unreal!

She’s an Arkansas girl from Paragould, originally signed with Misery then transferred back to UA after two years in CoMo. She’s not a very big girl, doesn’t look like a power hitter, but she is. Hit 15 homers for the Tiggers and now has 20 dingers as a Hog.

Mary Haff came on to get the save and the Hogs win 3-2. Now 3-0 in the SEC, 20-2 overall.

Great start to the conference!!
Haff is wonderful.

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yeah she’s been incredible!

Do you know which high school she went to?

According to her UA bio page, she went to Paragould High.

That was my high school. But, we were the Bulldogs, now they are the Rams (consolidation thing).

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