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USC Upstate's Alanna Deal (facing camera with glove). Photos courtesy of USC-Upstate Spartans Athletics

South Columbus graduate Alanna Deal had an impressive day at the plate in USC-Upstate’s two, 8–0 wins over the S.C. State Bulldogs on Wednesday, March 15.

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Deal connected for a three-run home run and an RBI triple in game one of the twin bill. In game two, Deal came to batin the bottom of the fourth with the bases loaded and no score in the game. Deal broke the tie in “grand” fashion with a grand slam home run, giving her a total of eight RBIs for the day.

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Her Spartans teammates wait at home plate to greet Alanna Deal after one of her Wednesday home runs.