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ETSU Softball wraps up road swing with Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday
Friday, March 27, 2009
The Lady Bucs bring a record of 18-10, 3-5 in A-Sun into play on Saturday, and a sweep over the Eagles will really give ETSU some momentum heading into the final stretch of the season.
ETSU is coming off a split over Stetson, where the Lady Bucs pounded out 10 hits, and defeated the Hatters 8-0 in game one. Stetson pulled off the split by taking the second game, 1-0. Junior Darci Gilbert (
The Eagles of Florida Gulf Coast won't be an easy task for the Lady Bucs. FGCU, who is currently receiving votes in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll, are also ranked 20th in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll.
FGCU (35-5, 5-1) have won 27 of its last 28 games and the Eagles are led by senior third baseman Cheyenne Jenks. Jenks leads the A-Sun in hitting (.500), runs scored (51), home runs (19) and RBIs (59); while as a team the Eagles a hitting a league best .366 and averaging 8.2 runs per game.
Fans unable to make the trip to
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