Two former Skyline softball standouts are having successful seasons at Shenandoah University.
Makaela Dawkins (Skyline ’16) and Carrie Robinson (Skyline ’15) have been very productive for the Hornets.
Dawkins is batting .311 (23-for-74) with 13 runs scored, three doubles, two triples, 10 RBIs and five stolen bases. The freshman has played in 25 games.
Robinson is hitting .290 (20-for-69) with 10 runs scored, three doubles, 14 RBIs and four stolen bases. The sophomore has played in 24 contests.
Robinson has also pitched 29.2 innings with a 4.96 ERA and eight strikeouts. She has a 2-2 record.
Dawkins went 3-for-4 with a stolen base and two runs scored on Feb. 18 in a 13-12 loss to Salem. She also went 3-for-4 with an RBI on March 9 in a 5-4 victory over Frostburg State University.
On April 2, Dawkins was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a season-best three RBIs in a 26-0 win over Sweet Briar College.
Robinson went 1-for-1 with two RBIs in a 13-4 victory over Southern Virginia on Feb. 18. She’s had at least two hits in seven games this season.
In her last two contests, which was a doubleheader, she was a combined 5-for-7 with 10 RBIs.
On April 2, in a 26-0 win over Sweet Briar, she went 2-for-4 with two doubles and five RBIs. In the second game of the doubleheader Robinson went 3-for-3 with five RBIs and three runs scored in a 20-2 victory.
Robinson picked up a 5-4 victory on March 9 against Frostburg State. She pitched a season-high seven innings with four strikeouts. She’s started four games for the Hornets this season.
Shenandoah is 9-17 overall and 4-8 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.
JUMP START: Katy Harriman (Warren County ’13) is off to another strong start to her outdoor track season at Radford University.
The senior has finished in the top six in the high jump in each of the first two meets of the season. On March 31 and April 1, Harriman placed sixth in the high jump in the VertKlasse Meeting held at High Point University.
She had a leap of 1.52 meters. There were 46 teams in the meet.
Harriman finished tied for fourth in the Winthrop Invitational on March 24 and 25. She had a leap of 1.55 meters.
Harriman also had a solid indoor track season. She finished her indoor track career with a seventh-place finish in the Big South Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Feb. 25 and 26 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Harriman had a jump of 1.59 meters.
Last year Harriman placed in the top 10 in every outdoor track meet for the Highlanders with a personal-best jump of 1.67 meters.
The Highlanders will participate in the Catamount Classic on Friday and Saturday at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina.
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