Southwest Tennessee Community College

April 6, 2005

For More Information, Contact: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114 / Kimberly Stark (901) 333-4023

LADY SALUQIS SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS JACKSON STATE IN TJCCAA DOUBLEHEADER
Written by Keith Gentry


The Southwest softball team, winners of its last seven games, will host Jackson State Community College on Thursday, April 7 in a 3 p.m. doubleheader at the Appling Complex.

The Lady Saluqis, now 14-20 on the season, are coming off sweeps of LeMoyne-Owen and Coahoma earlier this week. They are led by sophomore leftfielder Ginny Galloway, who leads the team with a .382 batting average. Other top hitters for Southwest this season are sophomore catcher Tiffany Bright (.371, 19 runs batted in), freshman first baseman Jennifer Davenport (.338, 10 RBI), sophomore shortstop Chrissy Odom (.286), and sophomore third baseman Heather Bryant (.277). Top pitchers for the Lady Saluqis are freshman right-hander Erica Brich, who leads the team with four wins and 69 strikeouts, and sophomore left-hander Katie Cerrito, who has two wins and 21 strikeouts.

Southwest concludes its home stand on Sunday afternoon when the Lady Saluqis take on Columbia State in a 1 p.m. doubleheader at the Appling Complex.