Lady Bucs softball roundup

Monday, February 28, 2005

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 27, 2005) - The ETSU softball squad finished weekend competition at the Charlotte Holiday Inn First Pitch Classic hosted by the Charlotte 49'ers on Sunday continuing early season action.  For the weekend, ETSU went 0-4 sending their season record to 4-7 in non-conference play.  In action Friday evening against host Charlotte, ETSU dropped the close 5-4 decision.  Facing Miami of Ohio Saturday morning, the Bucs fell 2-0, while in afternoon action versus Campbell, ETSU fell 6-3 in the contest.  Finishing action Sunday versus Rider, despite three hits by Lady Bucs outfielder Janine Sprague (Hillsborough, N.C.), the Bucs completed play with the 6-4 loss.

 

For the weekend, Sprague led the Bucs hitting .538 (7/13) with eight total bases in weekend competition, adding three RBI with four stolen bases for the tournament.  ETSU short stop Mary Beth Hazelwood (Knoxville, Tenn.) also posted stellar offensive numbers, her five hits and five total bases were second to Sprague, while she went 4-4 in stolen base attempts for the tournament. 

 

Lindsay Lane (Erwin, Tenn.) was also a spark for the Bucs, both her offense and defensive performances were among team leaders.  Lane tallied two hits and two RBI for the tournament, while adding seven put-outs and seven assists as well.

 

From the pitching mound, Courtney Jenkins (Knoxville, Tenn.) pitched a team-high 11.1 innings allowing just three earned runs, while her 1.85 ERA for the weekend was also a team-low. 

 

ETSU returns to action competing March 4-5 at the Charleston Southern Tournament from Charleston, S.C.  The Bucs will face Villanova at 12:00 p.m. in first-day action.  Visit ETSUBucs.com for game results and recaps. 

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BB ETSU 17 Morehead, Ky.
Mar 17 Morehead St. 14
SB USC Upstate 5 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 17 ETSU 0
SB USC Upstate 4 8
Mar 17 ETSU 3
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 19 Results
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 19 Results
MTEN ETSU 0 Athens, Ga.
Mar 19 Georgia 9
WBB ETSU 58 Final
Mar 19 NC State 73
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 20 Results
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 20 Results
WTEN ETSU 7 Spartanburg, S.C.
Mar 20 Wofford 0
BB ETSU 0 Macon, Ga.
Mar 20 Mercer 2
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 21 Results
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 21 Results
MTEN ETSU 6 Greensboro, N.C.
Mar 21 UNC Greensboro 1
BB ETSU 5 Macon, Ga.
Mar 21 Mercer 11