Published 10:59 am Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Led by a dominant pitching performance from Elizabeth McCarthy and a 3-for-3 day from seniors Carly Adams and Jamie Barbour, the Longwood University softball team picked up an 8-2 victory over Presbyterian College to complete a three-game series sweep Sunday afternoon at PC Softball Stadium.

The Lancers (29-15, 15-3 BSC) move to just one win from capturing their fourth straight season with 30 wins, winning their eighth conference game in a row to remain two games ahead of Coastal Carolina in the Big South standings.

McCarthy (16-8) picked up her fifth straight win, giving the Lancers another quality start by giving up a pair of unearned runs and a pair of hits while walking one batter and striking out five. She threw 91 pitches, 65 for strikes and faced 22 batters in six innings.

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LU travels to James Madison University for a doubleheader starting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.