Murray State is in its third season of existence and won both games in Kentucky last season. In 2010, the two teams split a twin bill in Nashville. Both seasons saw rain extinguish the second day of play.
Last Week: The Tigers are coming off a 2-3 weekend at the Lipton Invitational, hosted by the University of Florida. The Tigers defeated Campbell twice, 6-1 and 3-2, while dropping a pair to Gardner-Webb, 8-6 and 6-4, and a single game to #3 Florida 8-0. Jordan Rehl led the team going 7-for-15 (.467) at the plate with a double, a stolen base, four runs scored and four RBI. She was followed by Brittany Davis who hit .429 (6-for-14) with a double two runs and three RBI. Shea Morris and Kelly Troglin eached picked up wins from the circle. Morris record 22 strikeouts, including a career best ten versus Campbell, in 15.1 innings of work.
Murray State (5-6)
2011 Record: 24-28
Conference: Ohio Valley
2011 Finish: 13-15
Series Record: 1-3
Last Time Played: 2011, L 0-19
Last Win: 2010, 7-5
Murray State is coming off a 1-2 weekend at the University of Tennessee tournament. The Racers dropped games to Boston (3-1) and Tennessee (8-0), before beating middle Tennessee 6-4 in the final game of the tournament.
Megan Glosser is off to a hot start for the Racers with a .533 (16-for-30) batting average. She has two doubles, along with ten stolen bases and 11 runs scored. Glosser leads a team who is hitting .317 with 15 doubles and two home runs. In the circle, Shelby Kosmecki and Chelsey Sullivan each sport 2-2 records. Kosmecki leads the Racers staff with a 2.62 ERA in 24 innings and has recorded 21 strikeouts. Sullivan has thrown a shutout this season to go with 24 strike outs in 18.1 innings.