The No. 25 Florida Atlantic softball team suffered a defeat at home against the ECU Pirates in a closely contested series opener, with the Owls' record now at 28-8, 8-2 AAC.

By the Numbers
  • Trinity Schlotterbeck made her 13th start as pitcher for Florida Atlantic.
  • Florida Atlantic totaled 14 hits and 11 walks during the game.
  • Senior Zoey Jones hit a crucial home run to tie the game at one point.
  • Lambert pitched 7.2 innings, achieving a career-high of eight strikeouts in a game.
Yes, But

The Owls faced tough competition from the Pirates, with the game extending to 14 innings before a victor was determined.

State of Play
  • Florida Atlantic will have a chance to bounce back in the AAC matchup against East Carolina for the second game on Friday evening.
  • The Owls' performance showcased both strengths and areas for improvement, setting the stage for an intense rematch.
What's Next

The Owls will aim for a comeback in the upcoming game against East Carolina, seeking to even the series and showcase their resilience on the field.

Bottom Line

Despite a challenging loss, Florida Atlantic's softball team has an opportunity to regroup and demonstrate their competitive spirit in the upcoming match, aiming to secure a crucial victory in the series.