Thursday, April 30, 2009
Free admission to doubleheader as ETSU celebrates Fan Appreciation, Military Appreciation and Student-Athlete Day
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2009) - The ETSU softball team looks to head into the Atlantic Sun Tournament on a high note when the Lady Bucs host Radford on Friday evening in their 2009 regular season finale. First pitch of the doubleheader is set for 5 p.m.
The Lady Bucs are fresh off an impressive sweep over
With the wins, ETSU carries a 27-24 record into play with the Highlanders on Friday.
Freshman Annie Martin (
Radford (35-12) is coming off a 6-5 win over Elon on Wednesday where Sarah Himan and Michelle Beall each went 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Overall, the Highlanders are led by freshman Leigh Godfrey's .453 batting average, while Beall and Kristen Shifflett both have 10 home runs on the year.
Fans are asked to come celebrate and support the 2009 Lady Bucs, as they play their final regular season game inside the first-year ETSU Softball Complex. Those who attend Friday's doubleheader will be treated to free admission and a chance to win ETSU prices in honor of Fan Appreciation Day. In addition, the Lady Buccaneer players will be sporting yellow ribbons on their uniforms in honor of Military Appreciation Day. Finally, ETSU student-athletes will be honored with a free Italian Ice from Rita's, as Friday marks the last day of classes prior to final exams.
In conjunction with Earth Day (which was held last week) and a class project, junior Lady Buccaneer right-hander Marissa Hardy (
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