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Texas A&M Softball vs. Auburn

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Photo by Photo by Meredith Seaver

The Davis Diamond is set to be completed later in 2018 and its construction will look similar to that of Blue Bell Park.

The Texas A&M Softball Team opened their new stadium with a win against the Auburn Tigers. The inaugural game of the Davis Diamond was a 3-1 victory for the Aggies.
Photos by Meredith Seaver

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  • Senior outfielder Erica Russell leads a team yell practice on the third base line before the start of the game.

  • It was a beautiful day for softball with a slight breeze out of the park.

  • While the outside was visibly still a work in progress it did not take away from the softball game.

  • Senior first baseman Tori Vidales and senior shortstop Kristen Cuyos had a combined 12 putouts and 10 assists.

    Photo by Photo by Meredith Seaveer
  • Junior third baseman Riley Sartain had one run and one RBI in her two at-bats.

  • Junior third baseman Riley Sartain slides into home plate as the Aggies score against the Auburn Tigers.

  • After the Aggies go up 3-0, freshman infielder Gabby Moreno dawns a WWE Championship belt in celebration.

  • Senior pitcher Trinity Harrington pitched to 28 different batters and had two strikeouts tonight.

  • The Aggie Softball Team has a “Rally Family” that they bring to every game. Every now and then players will put each member on their hats so teammates on the field can see them.

  • The Rally Family is Cedric Zippy Darnell, Jr., Gilbert Cruiser Darnell and Tiffany Gabby Darnell.

  • Auburn scored one run in the top of the sixth-inning but was unable to overtake the Aggies.

  • After a call is reversed Texas A&M Head Coach Jo Evans approaches the umpire to discuss the decision.

  • Junior second baseman Kaitlyn Alderink finished the night with one hit and one run in her three at-bats.

  • Senior pitcher Trinity Harrington pitched all seven innings for a total of 109 pitches. 

  • Junior third baseman Riley Sartain shuffles in an effort to to reach the ball.

  • Texas A&M Head Coach Jo Evans talks to her team about the game and their plan of action for Game 2.

  • The Aggie Softball Team celebrates their first of what they hope to be many victories at the Davis Diamond.

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