Softball at Bridgewater Preview

By Laura Tome

Game Information 
Southern Virginia University (3-18) vs. Bridgewater (15-10-1)
Date: Thursday April 10, 2014 Rescheduled from March 25, 2014
Start Time: 3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.
Location: Eagle Field at Jopson Field Athletic Complex (Bridgwater, Va.)
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Last Meeting

The Southern Virginia University softball team traveled to ODAC member Bridgewater College on April 5, 2013, and lost both games by respective 5-2 and 11-6 scores.

About the Knights

Southern Virginia is looking to bounce back from its recent twin bill loss to Frostburg State on Wednesday afternoon as they hit the road to face the Bridgewater Eagles.

Sophomore Cheyenne Hegsted continues to lead the Knights with a .367 batting average and a .415 on-base percentage with 15 stolen bases. McKenzie Packard leads the team with 10 RBI, and trails behind Hegsted with a .312 batting average, .358 on-base percentage and 10 stolen bases.

The Knights look to be solid on defense and execute at the plate as they seek their first road victory of the season.

About the Eagles

The young Eagles squad recently split a twin bill with Lynchburg College Wednesday afternoon.

Freshman Lauren Jenkins leads the Eagles with a .398 batting average, 35 hits, and 25 RBI. Jenkins also has three doubles, two homeruns and a .430 on base percentage. Senior Kasey Anderson holds a solid .351 batting average, has 33 hits, two triples, seven RBI and a team high of 17 stolen bases.

After 74.1 innings in the circle, sophomore Brianna Cox has a 1.79 earned run average, has 44 strikeouts and no homeruns. Junior Amanda Lutz has a 3.02 earned run average after 53.1 innings in the circle, 19 strikeouts, and has allowed three homeruns.