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GALLERY: Softball vs. Sam Houston State

Photo by Photo by Abbey Santoro

After announcing the starting lineup the Aggies were led in the “Farmers Fight” yell. 

The Texas A&M softball team shutout the Sam Houston State Bearkat’s in six innings on the evening of Wednesday, April 14. An early lead of 3-0 in the first inning was made possible by two home runs coming from Haley Lee and Shaylee AckermanLee would go on to hit another home run bringing her season total to 17. The Aggies were led to an 8-0 win by Makinzy Herzog who recorded a career-high of 13 strikeouts. 
The Texas A&M softball team will prepare for a three-game series against Ole Miss this weekend. First pitch is set for Friday, April 16 at 6 p.m. at Davis Diamond. 

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  • The Aggies gather together at the mound before the start of the game on the evening of Wednesday, April 14. 

  • Junior pitcher Makinzy Herzog recorded a career-high of 13 strikeouts in Wednesday’s game against Sam Houston State. 

  • Freshman outfielder Bre Warren was part of the starting lineup for the Aggies.

  • Sophomore Shaylee Ackerman is one of nine Aggie players to hit a home run this season. 

  • Senior outfielder Kelbi Fortenberry slides into home plate and is declared safe. 

  • Head coach Jo Evans has an overall career record of 1269-684-2 at A&M.

  • Shaylee Ackerman hit her 11th home run of the year in the first inning, helping the Aggies to an early lead of 3-0 over Sam Houston State. 

  • Senior infielder Dani Elder started off the game strong with a leadoff double in the first inning. 

  • Makinzy Herzog recorded back-to-back strikeouts against Sam Houston State in the first inning. 

  • Junior catcher Haley Lee hit two home runs in Wednesday nights game, bringing her season total to 17 and ranking her third in the nation for number of home runs in one season. 

  • The Aggies will face Ole Miss at home this weekend in a three-game series that is set to begin on Friday, April 16 at 6 p.m. at Davis Diamond. 

  • Senior Ashlynn Walls runs from second to third base. 

  • Freshman infielder Rylen Wiggins hit the ball down left field for an RBI double that allowed teammate Dani Elder to score from second base. 

  • A bat was broken in the sixth inning after a powerful swing from Sam Houston State.

  • With the conclusion of Wednesday nights game, the Aggies improved their season record to 27-11 while Sam Houston dropped to 11-22.  

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