Polk State opened Suncoast Conference play on the road tonight, splitting a doubleheader with St. Petersburg College.
In game one, the Eagles shut out the Titans 3-0. Lauren West pitched a complete game, improving her record to 7-5. She gave up four hits and a walk while striking out two.
Erica Morrissey enjoyed a three-for-four game, hitting a double and driving in two runs.
Harlee Rimes had a perfect game at the plate, going three-for-three with a triple and a run scored.
Taylor Fike (one-for-one) drove in Polk State's other run.
The Eagles came out on the short end of a 4-2 score in the second game.
Taylor Baker (4-3) took the loss. She hurled a complete game, giving up nine hits and four runs while walking one and striking out six.
Rimes had two hits. Fike singled, Kacie Booth doubled, and Baker had a double and an RBI.
The Eagles (17-13, 1-1, No. 7 in the FCSAA Softball Coaches' Poll) travel to State College of Florida, Sarasota-Manatee on Thursday for games at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.