Mix of returners and newcomers make up the pitching and catching staffs
Memphis and Louisville will finish the series on Sunday at 12 p.m.
Crowdus and Lindahl each scored a run in the seventh, securing the win
The Tigers will conclude the regular season with a three-game series against the Cardinals
Tigers total 11 hits and leave 14 runners on base
Memphis vs USF in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament in Houston, Texas on May 8, 2014,
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
2013 Memphis Softball Portraits. Photos by Lindsey Lissau
Memphis softball at CBU on October 9, 2012 in a 8-2 victory.
Ranks first all-time with 49 runners caught stealing.
Appeared in 42 games and made 40 starts at catcher ... Threw out 11 base runners ... Posted two multi-hit games ... Finished with a team second-best 178 putouts with a team-high .990 fielding percentage ... Recorded a run and a RBI against Boston College on Feb. 15 ... Went 2-for-2 with a versus Texas State on Feb. 28 ... Helped bring in a run versus Nicholls on Mar. 1 ... Had nine putouts twice during the season and a season-best 12 against Jackson State on Mar. 12 ... Recorded two hits and a run in a 3-2 win over Louisville on May 3.
Made 59 starts at catcher ... Broke her previous school record mark in a single season by throwing out 25 would-be base stealers ... Posted three multi-hit games ... Finished third on the team in runs batted in with 16 ... Finshed with the third-best average on the team in Conference USA games (.277) ... Threw out five of eight base-stealers at the Texas Classic in February ... Went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI against LSU on Feb. 16 ... Threw out four of five runners at the LSU Purple & Gold Challenge and became the school record holder in career runners thrown out ... Was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored against Marshall on March 29 ... Posted four hits, setting a career high, along with two runs scored and one RBI, in a 10-4 victory over Southern Miss on April 6.
All of her 56 starts came behind the plate ... Finished sixth in the league in putouts with 329 and seventh in sac bunts with nine ... Caught 21 runners stealing, second-best in the conference ... Became the sixth Tiger to hit a grand slam, coming against Samford ... The grand slam was also her first career home run ... Ranked in the top-five in several Memphis single-season categories after 2012: nine sac hits (T5th), 369 chances (2nd), 329 putouts (3rd) and 21 caught stealing (1st) ... Had an eight-game hitting streak ... Batted .400 when the bases were loaded ... Hit .203 with 28 hits and 10 RBI ... Tied for second on the team with four doubles ... Went 3-for-6 in the Tigers' 3-2, 13-inning win over Southern Miss (3/31) ... Was 2-for-3 and drove in three runs in a 10-5 win over Jacksonville State (2/11) ... Went 2-for-2 in the Tigers' 10-0 win over Alcorn State (4/10) ... Scored a season high two times against Indiana (2/19).
Appeared in 16 games with 11 starts at catcher ... Appeared in three games as a pinch hitter and 13 games behind the plate ... Made her collegiate debut as a pinch runner against FIU and scored a run ... Made her first start at catcher against Appalachian State ... Started the second game of the doubleheader against Alabama A&M ... Made one start in the Stanford Nike Invitational against North Dakota State ... Started both games at the Bulldog Classic ... Set a school record with 20 putouts against Texas A&M ... Also had nine putouts against Mississippi Valley State ... Caught two runners stealing in game two of the conference-opening doubleheader with East Carolina ... Caught the first game of the series at UTEP ... Caught game two against Tulsa, which went into extra innings.
Prepped for Coach Chuck Layman at Park Vista Community High ... Three-year letterwinner, playing first and second base and catcher ... Struck out only twice in 94 at bats as a junior, while recording 49 hits, 30 runs, four triples and three home runs ... Set a school record and led Palm Beach County in RBIs her junior season (40) ... Led the Cobra softball team with a .521 batting average in 2009 ... A first team all-area and all-district selection in 2009 ... A Miracle Sports 6A all-state second teamer in 2009 ... Named the West Palm Beach Player of the Week on March 9, 2009, for her two home run performance.
Played catcher, first base and outfield for the Lady Gators Gold travel team in 2008-09.
Daughter of Bill and Uzma Lindahl ... Played tuba for the Park Vista marching band ... Member of the National Honor Society and the RHO KAPPA Honor Society ... Major is biology.