Softball Heads to Nashville to Play Belmont in Midweek Doubleheader
Go Tigers!
Junior catcher Amber Lindahl led the Tigers with a .267 batting average last week.

Go Tigers!
Junior catcher Amber Lindahl led the Tigers with a .267 batting average last week.
Go Tigers!

April 1, 2013

Memphis at Belmont

 April 2, 2013 - Nashville, Tenn. (E.S. Rose Park) 
Memphis

Memphis

Memphis
Tigers

14-25 (3-9 C-USA)

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Belmont
Bruins

11-16 (2-7 OVC)

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Game 1 - Tuesday - 3:30 PM CT
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Game 2 - Tuesday - 5:30 PM CT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The University of Memphis softball team returns to action Tuesday when they head to Nashville to face Belmont in a doubleheader beginning at 3:30 p.m. CT at Rose Park.

Memphis (14-25, 3-9 C-USA) holds a 5-1 all-time record against Belmont (11-16, 2-7 OVC) with the last meeting occurring in February 2010 when Memphis swept a doubleheader against the Bruins with 7-0 and 12-4 wins. This will be the second Ohio Valley Conference opponent the Tigers have faced this season after defeating SEMO 2-1 in their final game of the Blues City Classic in late February.

The Last Meeting
Belmont4  
Memphis12(5)
February 23, 2010
Memphis, Tenn.
Tigers complete sweep of Belmont
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Three hits don't always equal a big-scoring day in softball, but Memphis won't be complaining after a 12-4 five-inning win against Belmont in game two of its mid-week doubleheader on Tuesday at the Tiger Softball Complex.


The Last Meeting
Belmont4  
Memphis12(5)
February 23, 2010
Memphis, Tenn.
Tigers complete sweep of Belmont
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Three hits don't always equal a big-scoring day in softball, but Memphis won't be complaining after a 12-4 five-inning win against Belmont in game two of its mid-week doubleheader on Tuesday at the Tiger Softball Complex.


The Tigers went 0-5 on the road last week, dropping a doubleheader to Jackson State before being swept by Marshall in a three-game series. Junior catcher Amber Lindahl led Memphis at the plate last week with a .267 batting average, contributing four hits for the team. Senior infielder Laura Curtis also recorded four hits on the week for a .235 average at the plate, while leading the Tigers with three RBI.

Senior infielder Morgan Mosby leads Memphis this season with a .328 batting average and a .448 slugging percentage. The Hernando, Miss. native has also put together a team-best 38 hits and 15 RBI in 36 games this season.

Junior RHP Ellen Roberts (7-16) leads the Tigers with a 3.38 ERA in the circle with 14 complete games and 125 strikeouts in 145.0 innings pitched. Sophomore RHP Jordan Richwood (6-8) ranks in the top 20 in the nation in strikeouts per seven innings with 113 strikeouts in 86.1 innings pitched.

The Bruins went 1-3 last week after two losses to UT Martin and one to Jacksonville State. Belmont ended its series against JSU with a 7-5 win Saturday for its second OVC win.

For Belmont, sophomore outfielder Kat Hollingsworth leads the Bruins with a .413 batting average and a .793 slugging percentage. Hollingsworth has totaled 30 RBI, 12 doubles and seven home runs in 27 games this season. Sophomore infielder Kirbie Ferrell is second on the team with 29 hits and has a team-high four steals on the year.

In the circle, Carolyn Snodgress (4-4) has seen the most action this season for the Bruins with nine starts and 19 appearances for a 3.55 ERA. Snodgress leads the team in strikeouts with 58 in 67.0 innings of work.

Following its doubleheader against Belmont, Memphis continues its road swing this weekend with a three-game conference series against Southern Miss in Hattiesburg on Saturday and Sunday.


 

 

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