PREVIEW: Softball Closes Regular Season at Dyersburg

PREVIEW: Softball Closes Regular Season at Dyersburg

Softball concludes their 2019 regular season at Dyersburg State on Friday and Saturday. Friday's two-game set is set for 2:00 ET and Saturday's doubleheader will begin at 1:00 ET.

The Lady Cougars (19-19 overall, 10-15 TCCAA, eighth) are coming off of a 2-0 sweep of Southwest Tennessee on April 18 in a rainy regular season home finale. They have won three of their last four games and will look to carry that momentum into a series with the Lady Eagles that will have a major impact on the TCCAA standings. Dyersburg State is ranked fifth overall with an overall record of 21-14 and a conference record of 13-12. They have only been able to muster up two wins in their last six games and most recently split a series 1-1 with Chattanooga State on April 18.

The one-two punch of Emily and Emily lead the Dyersburg State offense. Emily Gilstrap leads the team in batting average and RBI with .342 and 29 marks. Emily Hooper has team-highs in runs scored and stolen bases with 28 and 23. Her 23 stolen bases are tied for fifth in the TCCAA. Kendall Hyatt leads the Lady Eagles with a team-high 2.51 ERA (fourth in the TCCAA)  and Alley Brown has the most strikeouts with 74.

After this four-game set, the Lady Cougars will prepare for TCCAA Tournament play, which will begin on May 5 at Columbia State. Final seeding, brackets, and schedules will be released after all participating teams' regular seasons conclude.

 

LAST THREE SERIES:

April 18 vs. Southwest Tennessee, 2-0

April 12 & 13 at Vol State, 1-3

April 2 at Young Harris, 2-0

 

NEXT THREE SERIES:

May 5-11, TCCAA Tournament at Columbia State, TBD

 

CSCC Team Leaders:

BA: Hailey Galvan, .407

RBI: Aubrie Bowman, 31

HR: Aubrie Bowman, 8

R: Hailey Galvan, 37

SB: Hailey Galvan, 41 (third in TCCAA)

ERA: Kaitlyn Pickens, 2.17 in 122.2 IP (third in TCCAA)

K: Kaitlyn Pickens, 153 in 122.2 IP (first in TCCAA)

 

DSCC TEAM LEADERS:

BA: Emily Gilstrap, .342

RBI: Emily Gilstrap, 29

HR: Taylor Travis, 7

R: Emily Hooper, 28

SB: Emily Hooper, 23 (t-fifth in TCCAA)

ERA: Kendall Hyatt, 2.51 (fourth in TCCAA)

K: Alley Brown, 74 in 111.0 IP

 

TCCAA STANDINGS:

1. Chattanooga State, 35-7 overall, 20-4 TCCAA

2. Walters State, 28-17 overall, 18-9 TCCAA

3. Volunteer State, 24-13 overall, 18-10 TCCAA

4. Motlow State, 22-18 overall, 16-9 TCCAA

5. Dyersburg State, 21-14 overall, 13-12 TCCAA

6. Columbia State, 18-23 overall, 13-15 TCCAA

7. Roane State, 12-20 overall, 10-14 TCCAA

8. Cleveland State, 19-19 overall, 10-15 TCCAA

9. Jackson State, 15-27 overall, 7-21 TCCAA

10. Southwest Tennessee, 27-24 overall, 7-23 TCCAA

 

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