2019 Softball Season in Review
Friday, May 24, 2019
2019 Softball Season in Review

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  • The Tennessee State Softball team finished the 2019 season with a 13-29 record, while compiling a 6-16 Ohio Valley Conference record
  • The Tigers compiled their highest overall and Ohio Valley Conference win total in five years; matching 2014 in conference wins
  • TSU faced seven teams who earned spots in post season play
  • #8 Tennessee, #18 Auburn, Louisiana Tech, Southeast Missouri and Alabama State played secured spots in the NCAA tournament
  • Middle Tennessee and Appalachian State both participated in the NISC
  • The Big Blue earned its first conference sweep since 2014 by winning both ends of a double header at SIUE (4/26)
  • Sophomore Bri Vire was named to the All-Sand Dollar Classic team
  • Junior Reese Weber and sophomore Katie Schneider were named to the All-Tiger Classic team
  • Freshman Raven Loveless was named OVC Pitcher of the Week (3/11)
  • Loveless tossed two shutout victories on the season (Eastern Kentucky – 4/6; at SIUE 4/26)
  • Junior Sarah Snell became the TSU career leader in walks and enters her final campaign with 74
  • Defensively, Snell converted the nation’s third largest amount of assists in a single game with nine assists at Murray State (3/29)
  • Schneider registered a conference best 16 putouts in game one at SIUE (4/26)
  • Loveless topped the nation with 65 assists for pitchers who did not play another position

Top Statistical Tigers (at least 1.5 Plate Appearances Per Game):
Avg.: Bri Vire - .329
OBP: Sarah Snell - .407
Runs: Bri Vire - 23
Hits: Bri Vire - 46
Doubles: Katie Schneider, Bri Vire - 7
Triples: Sarah Snell - 2
Home Runs: Megan Huppee, Sarah Snell - 3
RBI: Katie Schneider - 18
Stolen Bases: Kiera Ware - 10
Base On Balls: Sarah Snell - 24
Hit by Pitch: Reese Weber - 5
ERA: Raven Loveless - 2.96
Wins: Raven Loveless - 11
Saves: Raven Loveless, Kennedy McCurry - 1
Innings Pitched: Raven Loveless - 146.2
Strikeouts: Raven Loveless - 63


Records
Season - Team
Batting Average

3. 2019, .249


Home Runs

T7. 2010, 13
T7. 2013, 13
T7. 2019, 13


Hit by Pitch

8. 2019, 24

Slugging Percentange
6. 2019, .328

On Base Percentage

3. 2019, .325

Wins
T9. 2011, 13
T9. 2019, 13

ERA
8. 2019, 4.23

Fielding Percentage
6. 2019, .945

Career - Individual

Runs
8. Sarah Snell (2017-Present), 56

Stolen Bases
6. Sarah Snell (2017-Present), 33
T10. Antionette Armstrong (2001-02), 25
T10. Kierra Freeman (2012-13), 25 
T10. Kierra Ware (2016-19), 25

Walks
1. Sarah Snell (2017-Present), 74
T9. Koralyn Graham (1997-00), 43
T9. Keisha Felton (1994-97), 43
T9. Erica O'Kane (19), 43

Hit by Pitch
6. Reese Weber (2017-Present), 15
7. Patton Akers (2017-Present), 11

Wins
T7. Olivia Gamache (2011-14), 11
T7. Lauren Powell (2016-Present), 11
T7. Raven Loveless (2019-Present), 11

Put Outs
5. Katie Schneider (2018-Present), 552

Assists
2. Sarah Snell (2017-Present), 313

Season - Individual
Walks

5. Sarah Snell (2019), 24

Earned Run Average
8. Raven Lovelss (2019), 2.96

Wins
T5. Amanda Vaught (2008), 11
T5. Shea Morris (2012), 11
T5. Raven Loveless (2019), 11

Shutouts
T7. Justine Jontz (2004), 2
T7. Kristina Blair (2005), 2
T7. Amanda Vaught (2008), 2
T7. Caitlin Eaton (2009), 2
T7. Kelly Troglin (2011), 2
T7. Shea Morris (2012), 2
T7. Lauren Woodard (2016), 2
T7. Lauren Powell (2018), 2
T7. Raven Loveless (2019), 2

Putouts
8. Katie Schneider (2019), 259

Assists
7. Sarah Snell (2019), 113

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