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2020 Softball Season in Review
Monday, April 6, 2020
2020 Softball Season in Review

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  • The Tennessee State Softball team had its season cut short due to the cancellation of the season per the NCAA.
  • The Tigers finished the 2020 season with a 7-11 record, while not having the opportunity to begin Ohio Valley Conference play.
  • TSU highlighted the season with a 10 inning 2-1 victory over Tulsa, who entered the game receiving votes in both major polls.
  • The Golden Hurricanes lost in the championship game of the Oklahoma State NCAA Regional in 2019.
  • Junior Bri Vire and senior Sarah Snell were named to the All-Tiger Classic team.
  • Junior Katie Schneider registered a NCAA Division-I best 22 putouts in a game versus Tulsa (2/15).
  • Lauren Farias recorded the nation’s fifth largest amount of assists in a single game with eight assists versus Tulsa (2/15).
  • Senior Patton Akers led the Ohio Valey Conference and ranked 11th nationally with 0.33 sacrifice bunts per game.
  • Raven Loveless recorded two saves on the season which tied for first in the OVC and 23rd nationally.
  • Loveless topped the nation with 30 assists for pitchers who did not play another position.
  • This marks the second season the sophomore led the country in assists.

Top Statistical Tigers (at least 1.5 Plate Appearances Per Game):
Avg.: Patton Akers - .327
OBP: Beckey Melton - .423
Runs: Patton Akers - 10
Hits: Sarah Snell, Patton Akers - 17
Doubles: Reese Weber - 6
Triples: Lauren Farias, Sarah Snell, Beckey Melton - 1
Home Runs: Katie Schneider - 2
RBI: Beckey Melton - 8
Stolen Bases: Ariel Johnson - 2
Base On Balls: Beckey Melton, Sarah Snell - 9
Hit by Pitch: Patton Akers - 5
ERA: Lauren Powell - 2.91
Wins: Raven Loveless, Lauren Powell - 3
Saves: Raven Loveless - 2
Innings Pitched: Lauren Powell, Raven Loveless - 53.0
Strikeouts: Lauren Powell - 50


Records
Season - Team
Saves
T8. 2008, 2
T8. 2009, 2
T8. 2012, 2
T8. 2013, 2
T8. 2019, 2
T8. 2020, 2

Career - Individual

Hits
T9. Caitlin Eaton (2008-11), 118
T9. Sarah Snell (2017-20), 118

Runs

6. Sarah Snell (2017-20), 64

Stolen Bases
6. Sarah Snell (2017-20), 33

Walks
1. Sarah Snell (2017-20), 83

Hit by Pitch
T6. Reese Weber (2017-20), 16
T6. Patton Akers (2017-20), 16

Wins
T6. Raven Loveless (2019-Present), 14
T6. Lauren Powell (2016-Present), 14

Appearances
5. Lauren Powell (2016-Present), 98

Starts
T6. Olivia Gamache (2011-14), 65
T6. Lauren Powell (2016-Present), 65

Innings Pitched
5. Lauren Powell (2016-Present), 399.7

Strike Outs
4. Lauren Powell (2016-Present), 260

Saves
T4. Tarah Evanisko (2002-05), 3
T4. Justine Jontz (2003-04), 3
T4. Megan Hedrick (2009-10), 3
T4. Jasmine Matchen (2015), 3
T4. Raven Loveless (2019-Present), 3

Put Outs
2. Katie Schneider (2018-Present), 710

Assists
2. Sarah Snell (2017-20), 351

Season - Individual
Saves
T5. Alana Thomas (2003), 2
T5. Justine Jontz (2004), 2
T5. Megan Hedrick (2010), 2
T5. Natalie Papini (2010), 2
T5. Shea Morris (2013), 2
T5. Raven Loveless (2020), 2

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