Memphis vs. Middle Tennessee Post Game Notes
Feb. 17, 2009
The game marks the seventh meeting between Memphis and Middle Tennessee. Memphis is now 6-1 all-time against the Blue Raiders and 9-3 all-time against teams from the Sun Belt.
Freshman Lelani Bernardino hit a leadoff double to start the game for Memphis. She later added a second double down the line in the second inning to score another run. The doubles are her second and third of the year. She finished 2-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored. The RBI is her second of the year.
With the two doubles, Lelani Bernardino had her third multi-hit game of the season and second of the day.
Senior Leila Dolfo hit her second double of the season in the first inning down the left field line to knock in the first run of the game. Dolfo finished 3-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored. She now has five RBIs on the year.
The two RBIs by Leila Dolfo marks her second multi-RBI game of the year and second of the day. She now has 24 multi-RBI games in her career.
The two singles and double by Leila Dolfo marks her third multi-hit game of the season and 41st of her career.
Senior Heather Mott knocked a run on a groundout in the second inning. She later hit in another run in the third inning on a fielder's choice to shortstop. The RBIs are the 11th and 12th of the season for Mott.
The two RBI by Heather Mott marks her fourth multi-RBI game of the season and 12th of her career.
With the two singles in the game, Kamri Chester had her third multi-hit game of the season.
Junior Vanessa Walle knocked in an RBI with a infield single in the third inning. She now has two RBIs and finished 1-for-3.
Sophomore Maddie McKinley singled in a run in the third inning. She then hit a three-run homer to centerfield in the fourth inning for her first dinger of the year and fifth of her career. The four RBIs in the game matches a career high. She now has four on the year. She finished 2-for-3 with four RBI and a run scored.
The single and homer by Maddie McKinley mark her second multi-hit game of the year and sixth of her career. She also had her first multi-RBI game of the year and third of her career.
Junior Leigh Rowan knocked in a run in the third inning on a sacrifice fly to left field in a pinch hit appearance. The RBI is her first of the season.
Kailey Kassner matched a career high with two walks in the game. She finished 1-for-1 with two runs scored.
The 12 runs in the game are a season high for Memphis and marks the third time the team has hit double digits in runs this year. All three double digit run productions have come in the last four games.
The 13 hits marks the season high for Memphis and is the third time this season the team has hit double digits in hits.
Sophomore Janelle Valle started the game and earned her second victory of the season. Valle allowed one earned run on eight hits in 6.2 innings of work and struck out two.