By Tom Wood
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Inning after inning, defense continued to bail out FGCU’s anemic offense.
But the battle-weary defense finally succumbed in the 11th inning and the Eagles (33-26-1) dropped a 2-1 decision to Mercer (37-18) Friday night (May 9) in the loser’s bracket finals of the Atlantic Sun softball tournament at Lipscomb’s Draper Diamond.
Riley Carter’s walkoff single put Mercer in today’s championship round against Stetson (37-12).
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