Meeuwsen doubles twice in LU win

Published 8:26 pm Friday, April 22, 2016

CONWAY, Ark. — Kelly Meeuwsen pounded two doubles, finished 3 for 5 and led Lamar to a 7-2 win over Central Arkansas on Friday.

Meeuwsen drove in a run during a three-run second inning. That was part of Lamar’s (28-15, 15-4 Southland) run to a 6-0 lead through three before UCA scored two in the fifth.

Stephanie Meeuwsen and Sable Hankins each had two hits for Lamar. Both of Hankins’ knocks were doubles.

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Ciara Luna gave up two runs on five hits and struck out 11 in a complete-game victory.

Lamar and UCA play a doubleheader at 1 p.m. today.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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