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Tahlia Snider was masterful in the pitching circle, and drove in the winning run Sunday at A&T.
Tahlia Snider was masterful in the pitching circle, and drove in the winning run Sunday at A&T.
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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
Softballers Score Late To Edge Past A&T, 2-0
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
Release:04/09/2017
GREENSBORO, NC. (April 9) – Sophomore Tahlia Snider was the star of the day for the FAMU Women’s Softball team in Sunday’s 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over North Carolina A&T, both pitching and hitting.

The Tallahassee Lincoln High graduate, who has come of age lately, improved to 6-2 in the pitching circle, twirling six full innings of shutout ball, scattering four hits with one strikeout and no walks Sunday, extending her current streak of scoreless innings to 38.

Senior Kenya Pereira came on in the bottom of the seventh to pitch a scoreless inning of relief to close out the Aggies (10-24, 3-6 MEAC), scattering two hits, to pick up her third save of the season.

Snider also led FAMU with two hits, including the game-winning RBI single in the top of the seventh, scoring Whitney Farris, who reached safely on a leadoff single.

FAMU (14-24-1, 9-0 in MEAC) scored the game’s other run, when Jamesia Stoudemire, who reached on a walk, eventually scoring from third on a wild pitch.

SNAKEBITES: Sunday’s win was the ninth straight for the Lady Rattlers, which maintained a two-game divisional lead over Bethune-Cookman (7-2)… FAMU will host Savannah State Friday and Saturday at the Lady Rattler Complex, with Friday’s 3:30 p.m. single game to air live nationally on ESPNU…. Saturday’s 1:00 p.m. doubleheader will also be the final home games for FAMU this season, and the 2017 Senior Class will be honored in pre-game ceremonies.


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