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Softball comes away victorious on opening day

HONOLULU, Hawai'i – The University of Memphis softball team kicked off the 2020 campaign with a comeback victory Thursday, defeating Big 12 foe Iowa State by a score of 6-4 at the Paradise Classic in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

Freshman pitcher earned her first career victory while senior stepped in and picked up her second career save.

Iowa State capitalized on an early Memphis error, driving in a pair of runs on a home run in the bottom of the first inning. A solo shot by in the third inning sparked the Memphis offense and kept the momentum shift trending in favor of the Tigers.