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February 21, 2014

East Central Softball Notebook

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 The Series

Since the teams started playing each other as members of the GAC, the Lady Tigers hold an 8-2 advantage in the all-time series.

 

Opening in the GAC

This year is the first time that ECU will play its first GAC games of the season against someone besides Southwestern Oklahoma State. In the first two seasons, the Lady Tigers went 5-3 in the opening weekend.

 

Multi-Hit Patterson

Junior Chelsea Patterson has a strong seven-game hitting streak in progress. They key is that she has not just garnered one hit in all seven games, but two.

 

Nunley GAC Pitcher of Week

Junior Brianna Nunley was been named the Great American Conference Pitcher of the Week for Feb. 11.

 

The Moore native earned two wins against No. 17 Angelo State at the Rambelles’ George McCorkle Classic. On Saturday, she recorded her third career shutout as she held Angelo State to just five hits. On Sunday, she entered the game with the score tied at four and threw two scoreless innings as the Lady Tigers rallied for a win.

 

Solid Suydam

Sophomore Autumn Suydam had a strong weekend at the George McCorkle Classic, hitting .538. Suydam led ECU with seven hits, added four runs and two RBIs. After her performance over the weekend she is now ranked in the top-10 in eight categories in the GAC statistics.

 

Up Next

The Lady Tigers will finally open the home portion of the 2014 season, Feb. 28-March 1 when they host Arkansas Tech for a four-game series at Lady Tiger Field.

 

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