UF softball team shuts out Bucknell in six innings, 8-0

Skylar Wallace hits her sixth home run of the season
Skylar Wallace hits her sixth home run of the season
Published: Mar. 15, 2023 at 9:07 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - The Florida softball team closed out their pre-conference part of the schedule vs Bucknell. The Gators bashed the Bison, 8-0. They have won six of seven games during their current 10-game homestand.

Rylee Trlicek was in the circle, and she set the tone by retiring back to back Bison hitters. Trlicek left after three shutout innings where she ended the night with five strikeouts. In the bottom of the first, Skylar Wallace smacked a double out to center field. Charla Echols and Reagan Walsh would score off two RBI singles to take a early 2-0 lead. In the bottom of the third, Wallace fired one out to the seats for her sixth home run of the year. Wallace went 2-for-3, two RBI’s and a homer.

Echols finished 2-for-4, 2 RBI’s and a double. She leads the team with a team high 37 runs batted in for the Gators.

Florida (20-4) kicks off the conference schedule by hosting a weekend series against Missouri at KSP stadium. First pitch is at 6 p.m. on Friday night.

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