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ETSU softball gears up for Senior Day weekend
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Lady Bucs host Mercer Friday, Kennesaw State Saturday
On Saturday, ETSU will honor its five seniors with a special pregame ceremony and postgame picnic when the Lady Bucs take on
ETSU (14-28, 3-9) is looking to snap an eight-game losing streak after being swept by
Senior standout Cheniece Cason (
In addition to Cason, fellow seniors Darci Gilbert (
These five seniors stepped foot on ETSU's campus in the fall of 2006, and from day one, exemplified the true characteristics of a scholar-athlete. This group has excelled like all-conference performers on the field and in the classroom, as they have all been named A-Sun All-Academic and played huge roles in the Lady Bucs' program-best 30-win season back in 2008.
Mercer enters play with a 21-22, 3-5 mark, and the Bears have lost seven of their last ten - including a 4-0 game to
The Bears are led by junior left-hander Jeni Holtz in the circle as she has posted 13 wins and a 2.14 ERA (56 ER/183.1 IP). At the plate, Mercer is fueled by a pair of outfielders in Anna Johnson and Holly Oglesbee. Johnson leads the team with a .340 average and has 19 stolen bases on the season, while Oglesbee leads the way with 42 hits, 12 doubles, 22 runs scored and 18 RBI.
Fans unable to make the trip to
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