PREVIEW: Softball Returns Home to Play Motlow State

PREVIEW: Softball Returns Home to Play Motlow State

Softball will continue conference play this weekend at home against Motlow State with a four-game series against the Lady Bucks. Friday's doubleheader begins at 2:00 ET; Saturday's at 12:00 ET.

The Lady Cougars (7-6, 2-2 conference) last played at Snead State on Tuesday, splitting a two-game series with the Lady Parsons after a thrilling 2-1 win in extra innings and a 9-1 loss.

Motlow State is 8-9 this season and also sits at 2-2 in TCCAA play. They last played on Tuesday, splitting a series with Calhoun Community College with a 6-4 loss and a 9-1 win.

Cleveland State was 2-3 against the Lady Bucks last year, losing a four-game series 1-3 on March 9 and 10, but then getting the better of Motlow in the TCCAA Tournament with a 5-2 win.

The Lady Bucks are led by Samantha King offensively. She is batting .447 (17-for-38) with a team-high 11 RBI and four home runs. Autumn Davis has been a force on the mound for Motlow State. She is second in the TCCAA with a 1.00 ERA in 21.0 IP with five strikeouts.

After this weekend series, the Lady Cougars will continue their homestand with a two-game set with West Georgia Tech on Wednesday, March 20. The doubleheader will start at 2:00 ET.



March 12 at Snead, 1-1

March 11 at Roane State, 1-1

March 2 vs. Jackson State,  1-1



March 20 vs. West Georgia Tech, DH beginning at 2:00 ET

March 22 & 23 vs. Chatt State, 3/22 DH beginning at 2:00 ET, 3/23 DH beginning at 12:00 ET

March 29 & 30 at Columbia State, 3/29 DH beginning at 5:00 ET, 3/30 DH beginning at 1:00 ET


CSCC Team Leaders:

BA: Hailey Galvan, .447

RBI: Auburn Collake, 13

HR: Auburn Collake, 1

R: Hailey Galvan, 12

SB: Hailey Galvan, 14

ERA: Kaitlyn Pickens, 3.12 in 33.2 IP

K: Kaitlyn Pickens, 45


MSCC Team Leaders:

BA: Samantha King, .447

RBI: Samantha King, 11

HR: Samantha King, 4

R: Aly Lemburger, 9

SB: Aly Lemburger, 6

ERA: Autumn Davis, 1.00 in 21 IP

K: Samantha King, 34


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