JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2008) - The ETSU softball team will open the 2008 Atlantic Tournament hosted by Holiday Inn against Mercer at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 8 in DeLand, Fla. Games will be played at Patricia Wilson Field and is hosted by Stetson University.
The Lady Bucs secured the No. 4 seed after splitting with Kennesaw State Saturday afternoon and Mercer - who could have moved into a number two seed - received the No. 3 slot after being swept by USC Upstate Sunday afternoon at Sikes Field in Macon, Ga.
ETSU and Mercer squared off this past weekend in
Mercer leads the all-time series 4-2, but both teams have split the last two doubleheaders.
Below is a breakdown of the tournament match-ups:
#1 Lipscomb vs. # 6 Gardner-Webb
#2 Stetson vs. #5
#3 Mercer vs. # 4 ETSU
The winner of ETSU/Mercer will face the winner of Stetson/Campbell on Thursday; while the loser between ETSU/Mercer gets the winner Lipscomb/Gardner-Webb - which will also be played Thursday.
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