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Win: ARDEN (5-4) 4.010003
Loss: Whitley Arnott (0-5) 1.000000
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
BRYSON (TTU) 312000
Riley Tucker (ETSU) 412200
March 05, 20221234567RHE
Tennessee Tech1004301992
ETSU2000011482
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: ARDEN (6-4) 6.263215
Loss: Riley Tucker (1-4) 3.055310
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
BRYSON (TTU) 422202
Kelly Warren (ETSU) 302110
Andrea Sarhatt (ETSU) 412000
March 06, 20221234567RHE
Tennessee Tech1001300581
ETSU00003104130
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: ERWIN (4-1) 4.083114
Loss: Whitley Arnott (0-6) 3.042253
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
FITZGERALD (TTU) 412200
TALLEY (TTU) 312111
Kelly Warren (ETSU) 413000
Cameron Young (ETSU) 403000
ETSU to Host Golden Eagles at Betty Basler
ETSU to Host Golden Eagles at Betty Basler
Friday, March 4, 2022

Bucs set for home opener against Tennessee Tech

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 4, 2022) – The home opener has finally arrived for ETSU Softball and head coach Belinda Hendrix as the Bucs play host to Tennessee Tech in a three-game series beginning on Saturday. ETSU will play host to the Golden Eagles with a doubleheader on Saturday and conclude the series with one game on Sunday at 1 p.m.

WEEKEND OUTLOOK
Date: Saturday, March 5 – Sunday, March 6
Location: Johnson City, Tenn. | Betty Basler Field
Teams: ETSU (4-11), Tennessee Tech (9-6)
Weather: Saturday (High 76; Low 57 – mostly sunny); Sunday (High 77: Low 58 – mostly sunny)
Live Stats: Game 1 / Game 2 / Game 3
Twitter Updates: @ETSUSoftball

Warren Watch
Redshirt-senior outfielder Kelly Warren (Mechanicsville, Va.) has enjoyed an illustrious career for the Bucs. Warren is batting .314 for her career, including .372 this season to lead the way for the Blue & Gold. Warren is nine runs shy of cracking the Top 10 all-time, as well as 10 hits shy of the Top 10 and one triple shy of the Top 10. In addition, Warren is three stolen base attempts shy of becoming the all-time leader in attempts and four successful stolen bases from becoming ETSU’s all-time leader in stolen bases. Danielle Spetar currently holds the record for both with 72 stolen bases and 85 attempts.

Series History
ETSU is 11-20 all-time against Tennessee Tech, including 9-6 all-time when hosting the Golden Eagles. The Bucs most recently split a doubleheader with Tennessee Tech on Feb. 24, 2021, winning game one by the final of 3-2 before falling 6-3 in game two. The Bucs have won five of the last seven against Tennessee Tech.

Grounding the Golden Eagles
Tennessee Tech is 9-6 on the campaign, fresh off an 11-1 loss at No. 18 Tennessee on Wednesday. Prior to the loss, the Golden Eagles had won back-to-back games, including a 10-7 decision over ACC foe Pittsburgh. Mackenzie Fitzgerald leads the team in hitting with a .418 average with 23 hits in 55 at bats, including six extra base knocks. As a team, Tennessee Tech is batting .280 with nine long balls and 77 RBIs. It is a two-person system in the circle for the Golden Eagles with Haeli Bryson and Alyssa Arden handling the pitching duties. Bryson is 2-1 with a 3.27 ERA, while Arden is 4-4 with a 3.50 mark.

For more information on Buccaneer softball, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the softball link.