The Tigers (18-28, 8-12 OVC) are coming off of a 4-3 win over Tennessee Tech last week and will look to finish the regular season strong.
Last week, Tennessee State dropped a pair to Middle Tennessee (0-12, 0-3) before picking up the 4-3 win over Tennessee Tech. Sophomore Brittany Webb drove in three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift TSU past Tech. She finished the week with a .375 batting average. Sophomore pitcher Caitlin Eaton went 1-1 with 11 strikeouts in 14.0 innings of work last week.
meantime, Southeast Missouri took both of a twinbill with Eastern Illinois
(6-2, 11-3) and swept
As a team, TSU is batting .246 and has a team ERA of 4.10. Eaton is hitting .378 and leads the Tigers with 45 hits to go along with an OVC leading 13 homeruns on the season. Bridget Metzger (.272) has 40 hits while Brittany Webb (.272) has notched 37 on the season.
Saturday’s doubleheader will kick-off at 1 p.m. at Tiger Field. The series will conclude with a single game on Sunday. Seniors Melanie Cruz and Royesha Goodman will be honored as it will be Senior Day. Sunday’s match-up is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. at Tiger Field.