At Morehead State (DH) | Morehead, Ky.
May 7 | 9:00/11:00 a.m. CT
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At Morehead State | Morehead, Ky.
May 8 | 12:00 p.m. CT
Tennessee State Game Notes
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• The Tigers dropped its final non-conference contest of the season at Lipscomb before being swept by Belmont on the weekend.
• The Tigers have lost 10 consecutive games and will look to get back on the winning track as they close out the season, and Ohio Valley Conference play, at Morehead State with a three-game set.
• Courtney Gearlds has reached base in 10 consecutive games, in which she is hitting .407 and has a .529 on base percentage on 11 hits, three walks and has been hit by pitch four times.
• The Tigers have hit eight of their 14 home runs over the past 12 games, after being held to six over the first 41 games of the season.
• Gearlds leads the team with a .341 batting average, 44 hits, 27 runs, 13 RBI, four triples, 13 stolen bases and a .441 on base percentage.
• Abi Stephens hit home runs in each of the first two games on the week to increase her season total to five. • The freshman had last hit a blast on Mar. 5 in a double header versus Youngstown State.
Top Statistical Hitters:
Avg.:Courtney Gearlds .341
Runs: Courtney Gearlds 27
Hits: Courtney Gearlds 44
Doubles: Abi Stephens 8
Triples: Courtney Gearlds 4
Home Runs: Abi Stephens 5
RBI: Joselyn Yates 18
Stolen Bases: Courtney Gearlds 13
Scouting Morehead State (23-25, 10-12)
2015 Record: 22-24
Conference: Ohio Valley
2015 Finish: 11-11
Series Record: 12-61
Last Time Played: 2015, W, 4-0
Last Win: 2015, 4-0
• Robyn Leighton leads MSU with 25 runs and a .357, and has amassed 12 walks and has been hit by 11 pitches for a .450 on base percentage.
• Leighton has totaled eight doubles, two triples, six home runs and 21 RBI.
• Kayla McGuffey is the primary threat on the base paths with 15 stolen bases and has scored 24 runs while hitting .309.
• Karly Thompson provides the power with a team leading 12 doubles, eight home runs and 28 RBI.
• The Eagles rely on Allison Rager and Mackenzie Grossman in the circle as they duo has accounted for 82 percent of the innings pitched this season.
• Rager has earned a 12-6 and a 2.91 ERA, while holding opponents to a .239 batting average in 115.1 innings of work.
• Grossman tops the pitching staff with 26 games started and has produced an 8-16 record.
• Grossman has fanned 109 batters, allowing 91 walks in 143.1 innings pitched and has a 3.13 ERA.