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Lady Bucs look to make some noise on the Boulevard
Thursday, April 03, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 3, 2008) - Last season the ETSU softball team piled up 48 runs on 47 hits against the conference rivals from Nashville and this weekend the Lady Bucs could use some of that offensive explosion to get themselves back in the Atlantic Sun race when they travel to the Music City. Should the rains hold off, ETSU will begin its two-day, four-game trip with Lipscomb Friday evening at 6 p.m. EST from Draper Diamond. However, local weather forecasts are predicting over two inches of rain in
The Softball Bucs have lost six straight games but have shown some signs of busting out of this slump last night at
Despite standing 16-24, 3-7 in the conference, ETSU still holds the No. 5 seed in next month's Atlantic Sun Tournament. However, a big weekend in
Lipscomb enters play 15-20, 6-4 in the conference and has two of the leagues top-10 hitters. Sophomore infielder Kellie Sirus ranks seventh with her .377 batting average and fellow sophomore Abby Keese is 10th as she is batting .367. Keese is also tied for fifth with 10 home runs and ranks sixth in slugging percentage (.706). The Lady Bisons have been fueled by their hitting, because Lipscomb's pitching staff ranks last with a team ERA of 4.20.
Belmont - who was scheduled to begin play with
Fans unable to make the trip to the state's capitol can view Friday's action against Lipscomb live on ASun.TV. Live stats will also be provided the entire weekend, courtesy of ETSU athletics.
For more information on Lady Buccaneer softball, visit www.ETSUBucs.com.
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