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Morehead State030210X691
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: MCMANAWAY (12-3) 7.0200115
Loss: HART (0-7) 6.096322
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
LYLES (TSU) 202010
BARRETT (MOR) 333201
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Morehead State000200X270
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: RAGER (5-5) 6.041125
Loss: POWELL (2-15) 6.072231
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
SNELL (TSU) 211010
WEBER (TSU) 301000
LYLES (TSU) 201000
O'KANE (TSU) 201010
BARRETT (MOR) 212010
LEIGHTON (MOR) 302100
Tigers Return to OVC Play with Double Header at Morehead State
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Tigers Return to OVC Play with Double Header at Morehead State

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Games 33-34: Morehead State (DH)
Date: Saturday, Mar. 31, 2018
Times: 12:00 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. ET
Location: 
Morehead, Ky.
Ball Park: University Field
Live Stats: StatBroadcast
Video: NA


Tigers (3-29, 0-4)

The Tigers look to snap a 13-game skid as they resume Ohio Valley Conference play at Morehead State. The Tigers and Eagles will play a double header, with the first game scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. ET, 12:00 p.m. CT start. TSU is coming off a loss during a midweek non-conference game at Middle Tennessee. Katie Schneider collected two hits on the evening, giving her the second multi-hit game of her freshman campaign. Schneider is now hitting .276 and hit her sixth double of the season, tying her with Erica O’Kane for the team lead in doubles. Sarah Snell earned a hit Tuesday evening raising her team high batting average to .286. Snell also tops TSU with 12 runs scored, 17 walks and a .410 on base percentage. Tassy Lyles swiped a bag against the Blue Raiders for her team leading 12th of the season, one ahead of Snell’s 11. Patton Akers threw out a base runner at home plate during the sixth inning at MT, giving the Tigers outfield assists in each of the last three games. Ariel Johnson hosed a runner at first base from right field in game one against Eastern Illinois, while Maddison Clark gunned down a runner at the plate from left field in game two of the EIU series.


Top Statistical Tigers (at least 1.5 Plate Appearances Per Game):
Avg.: Sarah Snell - .286
Runs: Sarah Snell - 12
Hits: Sarah Snell - 24
Doubles: Erica O'Kane, Katie Schneider - 6
Triples: Kasey Cox, Maddison Clark, Kierra Ware - 1
Home Runs: Erica O'Kane, Reese Weber - 2
RBI: Katie Schneider - 8
Stolen Bases: Tassy Lyles - 12
Walks: Sarah Snell - 17
On Base Percentage - Sarah Snell - .410
Slugging Percentage - Reese Weber - .365
ERA: Tori Hart - 4.78
Wins: Lauren Powell - 2
Innings Pitched: Lauren Powell - 88.0
Strikeouts: Lauren Powell - 56


Morehead State (16-8, 0-2)

The Eagles are paced by the pitching tandem of Chelsea McManaway and Allison Rager. McManaway leads the OVC with strikeouts per seven innings, fanning 125 batters in 93.2 innings. The senior hurler is 11-3 with a 1.79 ERA and is holding opponents to a .155 batting average. Rager has worked in 61.1 innings and is 4-5 with a save and a 2.74 ERA. Offensively, MSU features four players hitting above .300. Paige Scruggs is hitting at a .348 clip and leads the team in doubles (6), RBI (14) and stolen bases (7). Taylor Wheeler tops MSU with 22 runs scored and is tied with Robyn Leighton (.235) with four dingers. Rager (.333) and Aubrey Bennett (.308) follow Scruggs and Wheeler at the top of the stat sheet for the Eagles.

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