Atkin gets 200th career strikeout in MSSU’s win over Washburn


JOPLIN, MO. — Junior pitcher Abby Atkin hit a career milestone on Wednesday in game one of Missouri Southern’s double header against Washburn.

Atkin got her 200th career strikeout in the fourth inning. She becomes the 12th Lion in program history to reach that milestone. The Lions also went on to win game one 9-5 thanks to consistent and timely hitting.

Missouri Southern kept that momentum going in game two, winning it 6-3.

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