JMU softball takes down Tennessee

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CLEARWATER, Fl. -- Powered by seven home runs, James Madison softball defeated Florida Atlantic, 6-1, and No. 6 Tennessee, 6-2, on Saturday night in the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational.

Fans celebrate after a two-run home run from the Dukes.

Junior Kate Gordon set a new program single-game record with three home runs against Tennessee. The center fielder went 7-for-8 on the day, hitting home runs in four consecutive at bats, while adding three singles to her stellar day at the plate.

The Dukes improve to 3-1 on the season while FAU fell to 3-6 and Tennessee was handed its first loss of the season, sliding to 7-1.