GREENWOOD, SC (February 10, 2023) – The Claflin Lady Panthers (2-1) had some solid play, but the effort was not enough when the team took a 7-0 loss to the Lander Bearcats (3-3), Friday afternoon. The loss came despite some sports of strong play for the Lady Panthers.
As a team, the Lady Panthers’ struggles at the plate proved to be a key factor in the loss. Claflin senior outfielder Brenay Howard led the effort for the Lady Panthers with a double in four at-bats. Freshman catcher Zecariya Fenwick continues to be a strong player at the plate with a hit as well. Sophomore third base Zaciah Bell added a hit as well.
Claflin sophomore Breyanna Collins (1-1) took the pitching loss for the Lady Panthers. She started the game and she recorded a strikeout with six earned runs.
With the loss, the Lady Panthers fall to 2-1 overall. The team would go on to take on the Erskine Fleet later in the day. For more information on Lady Panthers softball, contact the Claflin University Office of Athletics Media Relations at (803) 535-5548 or log on to www.athletics.claflin.edu.