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(Photo Gallery) Texas State softball vs. Saint Louis, Feb. 14, 2020

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The Texas State softball team rushes to home plate to congratulate teammate Christiana McDowell for hitting a home run in the sixth inning against Saint Louis, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

The Texas State Bobcats picked up play in the Bobcat Classic Tournament with a 4-1 victory over the Saint Louis Billikens Friday night at Bobcat Softball Stadium.
The first score of the matchup didn’t occur until the third inning when Saint Louis sophomore outfielder Gabbie Kowalik, of New Braunsfels, hit an RBI double that put the Billikens up 1-0.
The Bobcats tied the game in the fifth inning after a run by sophomore outfielder Christina McDowell.
Texas State broke the 1-1 tie in the middle of the sixth inning when senior infielder Bailee Carter hit a double that led to a score by sophomore catcher Cat Crenek. McDowell then hit a home run to left field that put the Bobcats up two more scores.
Texas State’s win over Saint Louis improved the team’s record to 4-2 and dropped the Billikens’ to 2-4. The Bobcat victory came a day after the team edged out a victory over the UTSA Roadrunners 4-3.

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  • The Bobcat softball team joins the crown while singing the Texas State Alma Mater after winning their second tournament game against Saint Louis, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium. The Texas State Bobcats defeated the Saint Louis Billikens 4-1.

  • The Texas State Bobcats and Saint Louis Billikens high-five and shake hands after a 4-1 Bobcat win, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

  • Texas State’s starting lineup gathers on the mound before the start of an inning against Saint Louis, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

  • Texas State’s senior outfielder Christiana McDowell slides to home base to tie the score 1-1 during the fifth inning of a game against Saint Louis, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

  • The Texas State softball team warms up prior to the first inning of a tournament game against Saint Louis, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

  • Texas State’s junior infielder Tara Oltmann swings and hits Saint Louis’ sophomore pitcher Chloe Wendling’s pitch, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

  • Texas State’s senior outfielder Christiana McDowell sprints to first base after bunting a softball during a tournament game against Saint Louis, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

  • Texas State’s senior outfielder Christiana McDowell reaches her bat out to bunt a ball in an attempt to throw off the St. Louis defense, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

  • Texas State’s junior infielder Eliza Eberhard slides safely to second base as Saint Louis’ softball infielder Kristi Stevenson reaches for a catch, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

  • Texas State freshman pitcher Tori McCann winds up to pitch to a Saint Louis batter during the first inning of a game, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

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