UAB softball loses to Marshall in opener of C-USA tournament

Marshall softball continues to have UAB's number.The Herd shutout the Blazers 4-0 in the opening round of the Conference USA tournament in Boca Raton, Fla. It's the third consecutive year Marshall has eliminated UAB at the conference tournament.Marshall scored all of it's runs in the fourth inning off UAB pitcher Leigh Streetman.The Blazers were able to put runners on base but the bats couldn't deliver once the pieces were in place. UAB struck out nine times and left 10 runners on base in the loss.The Blazers, who finished second in the league during the regular season, must wait to find out their postseason fate. The NCAA softball selection show is Sunday night at 9 on ESPNU.