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Lady Bucs carry winning ways into conference play this weekend
Thursday, April 01, 2010
ETSU hosts Stetson Friday, FGCU Saturday
The Lady Bucs host Stetson on Friday at 4/6 p.m., while taking on
ETSU (12-20, 1-3) has won three of its last four games - including its last two against Appalachian State on Wednesday. The Lady Bucs got strong pitching performances from all four of their hurlers, while some clutch hitting from freshman Sam Lower (
Stetson (19-14, 1-1) will be making its first road trip outside the Sunshine state for the first time in 2010. The Hatters have played 32 of their first 33 games at home with the lone road contest being a trip to
The Hatters are led by the strong arm of senior righty Amanda Lindsey, as she is 12-7 with a 0.95 ERA (17 ER/125.0 IP). Lindsey boasts the third lowest ERA in the conference, while Stetson's 1.64 team earned run average ranks third. Lindsey is also getting it done at the plate, as she leads the club with a .373 batting average and has recorded a team-high six home runs and 16 RBI.
On Saturday, the Lady Bucs will host their second straight opponent from the Sunshine state as the Eagles of Florida Gulf Coast visit
FGCU (15-21, 4-2) won the A-Sun regular season title back in 2008 and fell one-game short of tying
The Eagles play a doubleheader at USC Upstate on Friday before making the trip to
Fans who come out to the softball stadium this weekend can participate in two special promotions. On Friday, the ETSU Marketing Department has announced a Crazy Hat promotion, meaning the fan who wears the wackiest attire on their head will have an opportunity to win VIP seating and free food. Saturday is a special Father/Daughter Day promotion, as daughters who attend the game with their dad will receive 2-for-1 admission and a complimentary hot dog.
Fans unable to make the trip to the park this weekend can follow all the action online via live stats, courtesy of ETSU Athletics. To access live stats, visit www.ETSUBucs.com or click on the link above.
For more information on Lady Buccaneer softball, visit www.ETSUBucs.com.