By: David Espindle
The South Carolina softball team earned its eighth win of the season with a 6-0 win over Charlotte Wednesday.
The Gamecocks (8-3) got the victory behind a strong pitching performance from Freshman Julie Saratt. Saratt gave up only three hits, recording her fourth win of the season.
On offense, the Gamecocks out hit their opponents 11 to 4. Right fielder Hannah Milks lead the way going 3-for-4 with two runs scored.
Sophomore shortstop Samie Garcia hit her team-leading second home run of the season. Garcia, the lead-off hitter, went 2-for-3 and increased her team-best batting average to .421.
The softball teams next games are a double header against Elon at home in Beckham Field Saturday starting at 2:00 p.m.