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Murray State100000001102
Win: LOVELESS (5-5) 8.0101112
Loss: JAMES Hannah (7-8) 8.0421110
VIRE (TSU) 412000
FINCK Brenna (MUR) 413000
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Murray State100042X7111
Win: MAKOWSKY Taylor (3-1) 7.061128
Loss: HART (0-1) 4.064422
VIRE (TSU) 402000
WEBER (TSU) 402000
GOETZ Lillie (MUR) 423400
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Tennessee State10000111
Austin Peay232029110
Win: RACKEL (14-5) 5.011119
Loss: LOVELESS (5-6) 2.287631
SNELL (TSU) 211101
ACREE (APSU) 434200
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Austin Peay013000X471
Win: GROSS (3-1) 7.021105
Loss: LOVELESS (5-7) 4.143121
SNELL (TSU) 311101
JOHNSON (TSU) 101000
GROSS (APSU) 312100
Tigers Return to OVC Play at Murray State, Austin Peay
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Tigers Return to OVC Play at Murray State, Austin Peay

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Games 21-22: Murray State
Date: Friday, Mar. 29, 2019
Times: 2:00 / 4:30 p.m.
Murray, Ky.
Venue: Racer Field
Video: ESPN+
Live Stats: StatBroadcast

Games 23-24:
 Austin Peay
Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019
1:00 / 3:30 p.m.
Clarksville, Tenn.
Cheryl Holt Field
Live Stats: StatBroadcast

Tigers (5-15, 0-4)
2018: 4-48, 1-20

TSU returns to Ohio Valley Conference play with a pair of double headers. The Tigers open with a twin bill at Murray State on Friday before traveling to Clarksville, Tenn. to face Austin Peay for two games on Sunday.

Sarah Snell collected two hits, including her first career triple, and scored a run in TSU's loss to Middle Tennessee on Wednesday. Reese Weber drove in Snell and joined Bri Vire, Katie Schneider and Lauren Farias with base hits in the contest.  Schneider also collected her first career triple. Snell earned a walk versus MTSU and is now two base on balls shy of the top spot for career walks on the TSU career list. Erica O'Kane walked twice in is one free pass away from entering the TSU top ten list.

Top Statistical Tigers:
Avg.: Bri Vire - .397
OBP: Erica O'Kane - .452
Runs: Bri Vire - 14
Hits: Bri Vire - 27
Doubles: Katie Schneider, Bri Vire - 4
Triples: Ariel Johnson, Bri Vire, Katie Schneider, Sarah Snell - 1
Home Runs: Megan Huppee - 3
RBI: Megan Huppee, Reese Weber - 9
Stolen Bases: Kiera Ware, Sarah Snell - 3
Base On Balls: Sarah Snell - 13
Hit by Pitch: Megan Huppee - 4
ERA: Raven Loveless - 3.31
Wins: Raven Loveless - 4
Saves: Raven Loveless - 1
Innings Pitched: Raven Loveless - 61.1
Strikeouts: Raven Loveless - 35

Murray State (12-16, 2-0)
2018 Record: 16-36, 6-15

The Racers are hitting .271 as a team and sports three batters over .300. Brenna Finck has collected 32 hits in 94 at bats (.342) with four doubles, a home run, 20 runs, eight RBI and seven stolen bases. Lillie Goetz follows at .333 (26-for-85) with eight doubles, three dingers, 16 runs and a team high 23 runs batted in. Six pitchers have spent time in the circle for MSU. Hannah James has started 18 games and appeared in 21 of the teams 28 games. James is 7-7 with a save, a 3.06 ERA and 67 strike outs in 89.1 innings.

Austin Peay (16-14, 1-1)
2018 Record: 39-19, 17-4

The Governors is batting .279 as a team with 34 doubles and 39 home runs. Danielle Liermann is hitting .343 with five doubles, 11 home runs, 21 runs and 23 RBI. Kelsey Gross is batting .337 with four doubles, a triple and two home runs, while Carly Mattson is hitting .326 with eight doubles, six long balls, 22 runs and 20 RBI. The APSU pitching staff consists of Morgan Rackel, Kelly Mardones and Kelsey Gross. Rackel has been the workhorse tossing 107.2 innings and has amassed a 12-5 record with a 2.34 ERA, five shutouts, and 123 strikeouts. Mardones is currently 3-8 with a 4.38 ERA in 64.0 innings, while Gross leads the Govs with two saves and is 1-1 with a 2.22 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 28.1 frames.