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Lemley tosses eight strikeouts in No. 15/11 Virginia Tech’s 5-2 loss to No. 5/5 Duke

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Virginia Tech
VT

25-8-1


5




Winner

Duke
DU

29-3


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Score By Periods
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E


Virginia Tech
VT
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 1


Duke
DU
1 0 4 0 0 0 X 5 6 1


W: Cassidy Curd (5-2)
L: Lemley, Emma (6-3)

DURHAM, N.C. —Junior Emma Lemley was dominant on Saturday, fanning eight Duke hitters over 5.1 innings of work, but it was not enough as the No. 15/11 Virginia Tech Hokies lost to the No. 5/5 Blue Devils 5-2.

In addition to her eight strikeouts, Lemley (6-3) threw 5.1 innings, giving up five runs, all of them earned, on six hits and walking none for Virginia Tech (25-8-1).

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Hokies were trailing 1-0 in the second inning when they first put runs on the…

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