April 22, 2014
|Tues., April 22||#4 Tennessee vs. Furman||6 p.m. ET||WNML 990 AM | Live Video | Live Stats|
NO. 4 TENNESSEE
- ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 (4/15): 4
- USA TODAY/NFCA Top 25 Poll (4/15): 4
- No. 4 Tennessee went 1-2 last week against Mississippi State. Furman is coming off a doubleheader split at ETSU on April 16, taking a 7-3 win before falling, 5-0.
- Shipman was outstanding at the plate last week, batting .800 (4-for-5) and reaching base in 10 of 11 plate appearances (she drew six walks). Shipman crushed three home runs and drove in six runs.
- Shipman's 17 home runs on the season rank second-most all-time on Tennessee's single-season list behind only Lauren Gibson's 19 in 2013.
- UT is batting .330 as a team and its pitchers have combined for a 2.39 ERA.
- Shipman has a team-high .438 batting average with 17 homers, 10 doubles, 43 RBIs and 47 runs.
- Annie Aldrete ranks second on the team with a .387 batting average to go with 12 doubles, two triples, 11 homers and a team-high 45 RBIs.
- Melissa Davin is enjoying her best year as a senior, hitting .338 with 11 homers, 11 doubles and 36 RBIs.
- Shaliyah Geathers (.352 BA) and Haley Tobler (.349 BA) have been key contributors offensively since becoming lineup regulars in the second half of the season.
- Ace Ellen Renfroe is 23-5 witha 1.96 ERA and 193 strikeouts over 175.1 innings.
- Furman is batting .241 as a team and its pitchers have combined for a 3.38 ERA.
- Furman's top hitter is Nikki Legg, who paces the team with a .302 batting average and 42 hits. Lauren Collier is the Paladins' ace with a 14-9 record and a 2.86 ERA.
- Tennessee next heads to Lexington, Ky., for a three-game series at No. 8 Kentucky from April 25-27.
(36-8, 12-6 SEC)
Sherri Parker Lee Stadium
(25-20, 9-5 SoCon)
In Knoxville: UT, 5-0
Most Recent Games:
3/5/11 UT W, 6-4
3/27/12 UT W, 1-0
3/27/12 UT W, 8-0 (6)
|Alabama||15 - 3||.833||39 - 8||.829||21-2||10-5||8-1||W2|
|Kentucky||12 - 6||.667||38 - 9||.808||16-5||13-2||9-2||L1|
|Missouri||12 - 6||.667||35 - 12||.744||14-3||8-6||13-3||W3|
|Tennessee||12 - 6||.667||36 - 8||.818||15-3||9-4||12-1||L1|
|Florida||11 - 7||.611||40 - 8||.833||17-4||8-4||15-0||W9|
|Georgia||11 - 7||.611||38 - 9||.809||30-3||5-5||3-1||L1|
|LSU||8 - 10||.444||27 - 20||.574||16-10||7-9||4-1||L1|
|Texas A&M||9 - 12||.428||29 - 17||.630||13-9||11-6||5-2||L3|
|South Carolina||9 - 12||.428||30 - 17||.638||22-5||6-9||2-3||W1|
|Auburn||7 - 11||.388||33 - 14||.697||24-7||4-6-1||5-1||W1|
|Mississippi St.||7 - 11||.388||35 - 15||.700||18-6||9-8||8-1||W1|
|Arkansas||4 - 14||.222||26 - 22||.541||15-10||5-9||6-3||W1|
|Ole Miss||3 - 15||.167||22 - 25||.468||12-7||5-14||5-4||L3|