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.
LAST THREE SERIES:
March 12 at Snead, 1-1
March 11 at Roane State, 1-1
March 2 vs. Jackson State, 1-1
NEXT THREE SERIES:
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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