Memphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Tiger softball team will split their final week of play without a conference when they host the Rebels of Ole Miss on Tuesday night before making a trip to North Alabama for a game Thursday afternoon.
Memphis (16-32, 2-13 AAC) kicks off a tough weekend in Wichita. Shocker’s offense was unstoppable as they continued to accumulate 43 times over the three game series. Camryn Weininger He led the way for the Tigers 3-5 off the board with an RBI and hit an extra base. Together with Wininger, Gracie MortonAnd Taylor SmartAnd Alyssa Dean And Kendall Lee All of them had multiple hits against Wichita State.
For this season, Morton leads the team with a hitting average of 405 with the second best 62 hits in AAC while scoring 31 times. Wininger and Lee have been consistent off the board this season, both exceeding 0.300 and combined into 78 scores.
in the jug circle Halle Sims He leads the crew with 3.70 ERAs and eight wins while achieving 105 hitters for the team this season.
Ole Miss (33-14, 8-10 SEC), who finished 27th in the latest NCAA RPI rankings, is currently on a four-game winning streak after sweeping South Carolina at Columbia last weekend.
Tate Whitley has been the constant for the Rebels this season, going 0.414 off the board with 65 hits and scoring 43 points. Along with Whitley, Brie Roper and Abby Lantham have caused some damage out of the hitter’s box this season with a total of 11 homeruns and 67 hits.
Savannah Diederich and Catelyn Riley were judicious in promoting the Ole Miss with Dieserich leading the way with an 82 strike and a 2.45 ERA. Riley, who has nine team wins and only allowed nine additional base strokes this season, comes in with a 2.99 ERA with just over 70 innings of action.
North Alabama (32-13, 11-7 ASUN) recently won the series against Jacksonville State last weekend and is currently second in the Western Division.
The Lions have dominated the board this season with six players over 0.300 while two of them, Georgia Land and Harley Stokes, had lags above 0.600. Land and Stokes lead the team with 14 and 11 homeruns, respectively, while the team’s 85 runs are combined.
UNA has a steady crew on the bowler circuit this season with six different bowlers with 10 or more appearances. Maci Birdyshaw led the crew with a low team 2.96 ERA and 122 strokes. She also has 15 team wins while throwing 10 full games with three lockouts.
The Lions play at Samford on Wednesday before hosting the Tigers on Thursday afternoon.
Coverage of both games can be found on ESPN+. Tuesday’s game against the Ole Miss is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. in Court One, while Thursday’s game in North Alabama is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Live stats for both games can be found at GoTigersGo.com.
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