Nighthawks split twinbill with Nova Southeastern

Team FYN Sports, University of North Georgia

 Kylee Smith

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Kylee Smith threw another one-hitter, fanning 16 batters along the way, as the No. 12 University of North Georgia softball team split a Friday night doubleheader with Nova Southeastern. Along the way, Smith struck out her 1,000th career batter.


Smith struck out the first five batters she faced as both pitchers fooled batters through the first three innings. North Georgia finally got on the scoreboard in the fourth, taking advantage of a Shark error to take the 1-0 lead.

UNG doubled its lead in the next inning, using another Nova Southeastern error to push the lead to 2-0. That proved to be enough for the Nighthawks as Smith fanned six of the last nine outs to improve to 7-1.


North Georgia got on the board early in the nightcap off a Kaylee Womack single that scored Mariah Wicker. The Sharks answered in the third inning, scoring on a squeeze bunt to tie the game up, 1-1.

Nova Southeastern scored the game winner in the sixth inning on an infield single. The Nighthawks were shut down in the batter’s box in the final innings, failing to find a base runner in the final three innings.

– Smith gave up just one hit and one walk along the way.
– Womack was 2-for-6 in the twinbill.

UNG will battle against Palm Beach Atlantic on Sunday with first pitch of the doubleheader at noon.


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