Nashville, Tenn. – Despite Maddison Kieffer collecting three RBIs on the day, No. 21 USC Upstate fell, 4-3, to Mercer in the Spartans’ A-Sun Tournament opener Thursday afternoon at Draper Diamond.
Upstate, the No. 1 seed in the A-Sun Championship, will face #2 seed Lipscomb Friday evening at 5:30 in the second elimination game of the tournament. The Spartans fell to 44-6 with the loss. #4 Mercer improved to 36-17 and will face #3 seed Stetson in the winner’s bracket Friday at 12:30 p.m.