NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee State will play their final games of the 2014 season with a three-game Ohio Valley Conference series against Belmont. The Tigers will travel across town to Rose Park for a single game 5:00pm on Saturday. Sunday’s action will consist of a double header beginning at 2:00pm. All three games can be seen on ovcdigitalnetwork.com.
Over the past seven games, Shea Morris has posted a 0.40 ERA and held opponents to a .200 batting average with 16 strikeouts in 17.1 innings of work. Fellow pitcher, Olivia Gamache, has tossed 20.0 innings and has fanned 14 batters while holding opponents to a .234 average and has a 1.05 ERA.
On the season, Morris is 9-13 with a 2.71 ERA and is holding teams to a .250 average. Gamache is 4-12 with a 3.35 ERA, while teams are hitting .268. Morris has fanned 139 batters in 160.0 innings, while Gamache has sat down a career high 83 in 110.2 frames.
In game one versus MSU, Ashley Haynes collected her 100th hit in her career at TSU.
Belmont (12-34, 6-17)
2013 Record: 17-33
Conference: Ohio Valley
2013 Finish: 6-19/5th East
Series Record: 11-19
Last Time Played: 5-5-13, L 10-2
Last Win: 4-18-12, 4-3
Kat Hollingsworth leads Belmont’s hitting attack with a .338 batting average, 14 stolen bases and is tied with Jessica Wilson (.244) with 22 RBI. Hollingsworth has six doubles, three triples and three home runs. Kirbie Ferrell has crossed home plate 26 times on the season, while hitting at a .283 clip. Taylor Moon has been the workhorse in the circle tossing 43 percent of Bruins innings. Moon has a 3.23 ERA and is 7-13 with a save in 127.2 innings.