SOFTBALL CENTRAL: #7/9 UT vs. Lipscomb

Feb. 25, 2013


Series History
No. 7/9 Tennessee

Sherri Parker Lee Stadium
Knoxville, Tenn.
(7-6 Overall)
All-Time: UT, 7-0
In Knoxville UT, 4-0
Last Three Games:
3/25/08 Tennessee W, 4-1
3/25/08 Tennessee W, 8-0 (5)
2/28/04 Tennessee W, 6-0

Tuesday, Feb. 26
5 p.m. ET
Win -
Loss -
The last times the teams played, UT took two games in a doubleheader on March 25, 2008. In the first game, an 8-0, five-inning Tennessee win, Tiffany Huff hit a three-run homer and Ashton Ward fanned six in the shutout. The Lady Vols won the second game, 4-1, as Lillian Hammond knocked a two-run jack to center and Megan Rhodes struck out 12 batters over 6.2 innings.


  • Lipscomb is 7-6 on the season and the Bison are batting .264 as a team. LU's pitchers have combined for a 2.48 ERA and opposing batters are hitting .250 against them.
  • The Bison are riding three straight wins from Chattanooga's Frost Classic. In its last two games, LU has scored a total of 28 runs with a 17-1 win over Niagara and a 11-9 win over Miami (Ohio).
  • In 2012, Lipscomb went 35-20 and finished fourth in the Atlantic Sun with an 11-7 league mark.
  • Lipscomb returned 11 leterwinners and seven starters from last year's squad.
  • Brittany Elmore leads the team with a .341 batting average, 11 runs and eight stolen basess. Kelsey Cartwright is batting .333 with four doubles, two homers and 12 RBIs. Mickey Bell is batting .313 with a homer a double and four RBIs. Haley Elliot has seven RBIs to go with two homers and a .310 batting average.
  • In the circle, Lipscomb relies on the tandem of junior righty Heather Parker and freshman righty Tanner Sanders. Parker is 3-2 with a 1.33 ERA and 38 strikeouts over 42.0 innings. Sanders is 3-3 with a 2.95 ERA and 38 strikeouts over 40.1 frames.






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