Crimson Tide Roll Call: August 12, 2019

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Today is … National Vinyl Record Day

Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2019 opener

19 days

Did you notice?

• Sophomore Riley Mattingly, freshman Carly Wyatt and junior Casey Wertz all scored while the defense allowed just three shots as the Alabama women’s soccer team defeated UCF 3-0 in an exhibition at the Alabama Soccer Stadium. “I am super pleased,” Coach Wes Hart said in a release.

• Skylar Wallace went 3-for-4 with two RBIs as the U-19 Women’s National Team (WNT) opened the U-19 Women Softball World Cup in Irvine, Calif., with a four-inning 15-0 victory over Mexico on Saturday night. Team USA subsequently won by the same score against Botswana in just three innings Sunday. Montana Fouts struck our eight while notching the win.

• Bobby Shelton finished tied for 11th at the Portland Open, but more importantly he officially earned his PGA Tour card by finishing second on the Korn Ferry Tour points list.

• Gabriela Ruffels, who edged Kenzie Wright in the quarterfinals, won the U.S. Women’s Amateur. She’s the first Australian to win the event.

• We’ll leave you with this …

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

August 12, 1994: Ryan Anderson was born in Daphne, Ala.

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

“When folks are ignorant, you don’t condemn them. You teach them.” — Paul W. “Bear” Bryant

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