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LSU softball sweeps Arkansas with 5-0 Game 3 win

Sanchez hit a three-run home run (Source: LSUsports.net) Sanchez hit a three-run home run (Source: LSUsports.net)

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BATON ROUGE -- The LSU softball team closed out the 2018 regular season with a series sweep, shutting out the Arkansas Razorbacks, 5-0 in Tiger Park Sunday afternoon. With the win, LSU improves to 40-13 and 13-10 in the SEC while Arkansas falls to 37-14 and 12-12 in conference play.

For the third time in the series, LSU got on the board first after Amber Serrett hit a blooper to left field to score Amanda Doyle, putting the Tigers up 1-0 in the bottom of the second inning.

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In the very next inning, Emily Griggs hit a line drive into left field to score Taryn Antoine from second base, extending their lead to 2-0. Then Shemiah Sanchez hit a three-run home run over the left-center field wall to give the Tigers a 5-0 lead.

In her final regular season game donning the purple and gold, senior Allie Walljasper pitched a complete-game shutout, striking out seven, and earning her 15th win of the season. She was dominant in the circle, allowing only four hits and stranding seven Arkansas runners on base.

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