Tech Softball Travels to Nicholls State Tournament
Posted Feb 24, 2006 14:09:08
THIBODAUX, La. – Louisiana Tech will compete in its third tournament in as many weekends when the Lady Techsters travel south to play in the Nicholls State Mardi Gras Mambo Tournament Saturday and Sunday.
Head coach Sarah Dawson’s team will face Jacksonville State at 11 a.m. and Nicholls State at 1 p.m. Saturday. Sunday’s slate has the Lady Techsters (4-7) facing Jacksonville State at 10:30 a.m. and Nicholls State at 3:30 p.m.
Tech split four games last weekend at the Louisiana-Monroe hosted Mardi Gras Classic, defeating Eastern Illinois (6-4) and Jackson State (15-4) while falling to Louisiana-Monroe (5-1) and Eastern Illinois (8-7).
The Techsters enter the tournament sporting an impressive .325 team batting average with six Tech players hitting .300 or better, led by freshman Danielle Sheridan (.478), sophomore Regan Clark (.438), sophomore Rochelle Sandberg (.406), freshman Emma Barnes (.361), junior Ashley Cameron (.344) and sophomore Lianne Albert (.313).
Freshmen Courtney Avery (1-2, 2.42 ERA) and Krissi Oliver (1.3, 4.20 ERA) have been Louisiana Tech’s top pitchers thus far this season and Dawson said she expects the duo along with sophomore Lesley Aycock (2-2, 6.49 ERA) to all see action this weekend.