The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team lost 11-2 to Alabama in six innings in the Tuscaloosa Regional final of the NCAA tournament on Sunday.
Crimson Tide starting pitcher Kelsi Dunne allowed on hit over five innings to pick up the win, and Amanda Locke went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run to end UTC's season.
The Lady Mocs (44-14) managed to stage a rally in the sixth inning when senior center fielder Lyndsey Stiles got UTC on the board with a two-run double before Alabama's Jackie Traina came in to retire the final two Lady Mocs batters.
Jim Tanner has worked as assistant sports editor at the Times Free Press since late 2006. He started at the Times Free Press in 2001 and worked as a news copy/design editor from 2001 through 2006. In addition to working as a night and weekend editor producing local and national sports coverage for print and online readers, Jim occasionally writes local sports and outdoors stories. Jim grew up in Ringgold, Ga., and is a graduate ...