Tigers and Pirates go to extras for second time in series
Richwood throws career-high in innings and Crowdus extends streak
Lindsay Crowdus sets career triples mark
Tigers look to get back on winning trail with midweek doubleheader
Mangum knocks in 14th RBI in loss
Memphis Softball vs Belmont on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Tiger Softball Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis vs USF in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament in Houston, Texas on May 8, 2014,
Memphis vs Alcorn State in a doubleheader on April 23, 2014 at the Tigers Softball Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Memphis softball vs Temple on April 5, 2014 at the Tigers Softball Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis Softball vs Austin Peay in a doubleheader on April 2, 2014. Photos by Joe Murphy
Appeared in all 56 games and started in 55 of them as a third baseman for the Tigers, both were the most for any Tiger ... Had four doubles and two home runs to go along with 12 RBI ... Was second on the team with 16 walks ... Defensively had 77 putouts and 96 assists ... Knocked in first RBI with a hit against Kennesaw State (2/8) ... In only game to not start (2/9), went 1-1 and scored only Memphis run in loss to North Florida ... Against Boston College (2/15), she went 2-3 with an RBI and a run in a run-rule victory ... Went 2-3 with a run and four defensive putouts to snap an eight-game winning streak from Missouri State (2/22) ... Went a perfect 3-3 against Stetson (3/8) ... Had seven multi-hit games and two three hit games.
Appeared in 53 and made 51 starts at third base ... Named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Softball Player of the Week for April 1-7, after hitting .500 with eight hits, six runs, four RBI and four walks during the week ... Led the team in walks with 28 and finished second in on-base percentage at .358 ... Posted five multi-hit games ... Tied with Laura Curtis for the team lead with four doubles during conference games ... Collected her first collegiate hit and RBI on Feb. 8 against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Hit her first career home run against Campbell on March 3 ... Went 7-for-10 in a three-game series against Southern Miss (April 6-7), and had four RBI and five runs scored in those games ... Had three RBI in the April 6 contest.
Lettered four years at Onate High School, playing third base and shortstop under Coach Rick Robinson ... A first team all-district selection her sophomore year and an all-district honorable mention pick her freshman season ... Led the team in batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage her junior year ... Hit .542 in her final season with an .574 on-base percentage and a .932 slugging percentage to earn all-district honors ... Had 24 runs, 18 RBI, three home runs, eight doubles and three triples her senior campaign ... Hit .523 with 11 home runs and 77 RBI during her career.
Played for the Texas Rage (2005-07), Arizona Hotshots (2008-10) and Texas Elite (2011-12) ... Club teammate of Georganna Goodwin.
Full name is Cierra Nichole Mangum ... Born May 6 in Mineral Wells, Texas ... Originally from Texas, but later moved to Las Cruces, N.M. ... Daughter of Heath and Angie Mangum ... Enjoys off-roading, shooting, hanging out with friends and spending time with her brother.