Duran, Tufi pitch well in losses
Lady Techsters play three-game series in San Antonio
Techsters open up C-USA play Saturday at 1 p.m.
Lady Techsters play fifth top 25 team this year
LA Tech faces 12th ranked Baylor Thursday
Photos from Louisiana Tech's 1-0 win over UT Arlington in the 2013 WAC Softball Tournament in Ruston, La.
2013: Named WAC Freshman of the Year by league coaches and by CollegeSportsMadness.com ... Named first team all-WAC by league coaches ... Named second team all-WAC by CollegeSportsMadness.com ... Named WAC Pitcher of the Week (April 1) ... Named LSWA Pitcher of the Week (April 1) ... Named Academic All-WAC ... Started 52 games at either shortstop, right field or pitcher ... Batted .323 with 40 hits in 124 at bats ... Totaled nine doubles and six home runs ... Scored 30 runs and drove home 29 more ... Was 20-of-22 in stolen bases ... Was 6-8 with a 3.06 earned run average in the circle ... Made 26 appearances in the circle while starting 19 games ... Threw 96.0 innings allowing 97 hits and issuing 70 walks ... Struck out 27 ... Recorded nine multi-hit games and even multi-RBI games ... Was 2-for-3 with three RBI in a win over NCAA Tournament participant Northwestern State ... Was 2-for-3 with four RBI as she hit her first collegiate grand slam in a win over New Mexico State ... Was 2-for-3 with three RBI in a win over Southern ... Also homered against UL-Monroe, New Mexico State, Northwestern State and Utah State ... Stole a season-high three bases in win over UL-Monroe ... Picked up her first collegiate win in the circle in an 8-4 win at New Mexico State, handing the Aggies their only conference loss at home in 12 games ... Pitched a complete-game, one-hit shutout over NCAA participant Northwestern State ... Threw four more shutout innings (allowing only one hit) and picked up another win against NCAA participant Northwestern State ...
High School: Lettered four years for coach Steve Tardiff at Cross Roads High School in Texas ... Helped lead the Bobcats to the District 21-1A title all four years and a third place finish in the state tournament in 2010 ... As a junior, batted .600 with eight doubles, four triples and six home runs ... Scored 34 runs and drove in 42 ... Was 12-of-13 on stolen bases ... Named the District 21-1A Newcomer of the Year in 2009 ... Named the District 21-1A MVP in 2010 and 2011 ... Named the Player of the Year for Henderson County in 209 and 2010 ... Named all-state in 2011 ... Named to the 2010 All-East Texas Team ... Lettered four years in volleyball, two years in basketball, two years in track and three years in golf ... Named the 2009 District 21-1A MVP Hitter in volleyball ... Named All-Henderson County in 2009 in volleyball ... Named all-state in 2009 and 2010 in volleyball ... Named first team all-district in basketball in 2008 ... Played travel ball for coach David Cotton and the ASA A Nationals for three years ...
Personal: Full name is Anna Elizabeth Cross ... Daughter of John Cross and Alison Bristow ... Has two sisters, Lorin and Lindsey ... Born July 19, 1994 in Athens, Texas.