Southwest Tennessee Community College

April 3, 2006

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SOUTHWEST SOFTBALL TEAM WINS THREE OF FOUR
Release written by Keith Gentry


The Southwest softball team won three of four TJCCAA games over the weekend, splitting a doubleheader at Cleveland State on Friday (11-1, 3-6) and sweeping Hiwassee (12-1, 5-4) on Saturday in Madisonville, Tennessee. The Lady Saluqis improved their overall record to 14-19 on the season including 3-5 in the conference.

In the doubleheader against Cleveland State, the Lady Saluqis pounded out 26 hits, led by Anna Carter (5 for 6), Carrie Byram (4 for 8, triple, 5 RBI), Jessica Hefflinger (4 for 7), Erica Brich (4 for 8), and Caryn Hubbard (3 for 6, double).

In Saturday’s twin-bill against Hiwassee, Southwest continued its hot hitting with a total of 17 hits in the two games. Top hitters for the Lady Saluqis were Hefflinger (4 for 6, 2 doubles, 5 RBI), Brich (4 for 7, 2 RBI), and Jennifer Davenport (3 for 6, 2 doubles, 2 RBI).

Brich, who pitched in all four games including three starts, improved her record to 10-8 on the season and raised her season strikeout total to 111.