Auburn improved to 23-17 overall, while Mercer dropped to 21-22. The Tigers return to action this weekend with a three-game series against the Georgia Bulldogs in Athens. Saturday's doubleheader begins at noon CT. Sunday's finale also starts at noon CT.
Jenni Holtz started and took the loss for Mercer to fall to 13-13. In a complete-game effort, Holtz allowed four runs, all earned, on five hits with three walks and eight strikeouts.