ETSU softball looks to get back on track Saturday against Presbyterian
Massenzo
Massenzo

Friday, March 19, 2010

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 19, 2010) - After being swept by Liberty in their home-opener Tuesday, the Lady Buccaneer softball team looks to get back into the win column Saturday afternoon when ETSU hosts Presbyterian. First pitch of the doubleheader is slated for 3 p.m. at the ETSU Softball Complex.

 

The Lady Bucs belted four home runs against Liberty on Tuesday, but the Lady Flames surged past ETSU 6-3 in game one and 6-4 in the nightcap.

 

ETSU (9-15) is currently led by the strong offensive output of senior Trisha Massenzo (Russellville, Tenn.) - who brings an eight-game hitting streak into action on Saturday. Massenzo is hitting .462 (12-26) with three doubles, three home runs, five runs scored and 11 RBI during this stretch. Fellow senior Cheniece Cason (Moreno Valley, Calif.) is leading the team with a .329 batting average and the Moreno Valley, Calif. native has hit safely in seven straight games.

 

Meanwhile, Presbyterian has won four of its last six games and enters Saturday's doubleheader with a record of 8-5. The Blue Hose are led by junior third baseman Taylor Staten and senior first baseman Rachel Parker. Both players are hitting .400, while Staten leads the team with 14 hits. In addition, Presbyterian's pitching has a team ERA of 2.22 and sophomore right-hander Leslie Hensley is boasting a 3-2 record with 1.14 ERA (5 ER/30.2 IP).

 

For more information on Lady Buccaneer softball, visit www.ETSUBucs.com.  

 

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WBB Mercer University 49 Final
Feb 21 ETSU 70
BB ETSU 2 Spartanburg, S.C.
Feb 21 UNC-Asheville 3
MBB ETSU 59 F
Feb 21 Chattanooga 67
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 22 Results
BB ETSU 10 Spartanburg, S.C.
Feb 22 Pittsburgh 4
BB ETSU 9 Spartanburg, S.C.
Feb 22 USC Upstate 2
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 23 Results
WBB ETSU 46 Final
Feb 23 Samford University 69
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 24 T11 of 15
MBB ETSU 73 F
Feb 26 Citadel 74
WTRACK Southern Conference Championships Birmingham, Ala.
Feb 27 Results
MTEN Tennessee Tech 0 Bristol, Tenn.
Feb 27 ETSU 7
WTEN ETSU 6 Akron, Ohio
Feb 28 Akron 1
WTRACK Southern Conference Championships Birmingham, Ala.
Feb 28 3 of 9
BB Butler 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Feb 28 ETSU 4
WBB ETSU 42 Final
Feb 28 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 64
SB ETSU 10 5
Feb 28 Morehead St. 1