Softball - Thu, May. 14, 2009
Decatur, Ala. - Saint Xavier University junior righthander Jalyn Shearer (Beecher, Ill./Beecher) allowed just six hits over seven innings and picked up her seventh shutout of the season by blanking No. 11 ranked University of Houston-Victoria (Texas), 4-0, in the first game of pool play in the NAIA Softball National Championship at the Wilson Morgan Softball Complex in Decatur, Ala. The No. 24 ranked Cougars got all four of their runs in the bottom of the sixth inning sparked by a two-RBI double by senior third baseman Megen Friscia (Homer Glen, Ill./Lockport).

SXU (31-18 overall) continues pool play on Friday, May 15, by taking on No. 7 ranked Saint Gregory's University (Okla.) at 10 a.m. (central). The game will also be played at the Wilson Morgan Softball Complex in Decatur, Ala.