Southwest Tennessee Community College

 

September 26, 2007

For More Information, Contact:       Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114/ (901) 619-1899

Release written by Keith Gentry

SOUTHWEST SOFTBALL TO PLAY IN TIGER FALL TOURNAMENT

The Southwest softball team will play four games this weekend in the Tiger Fall Tournament hosted by The University of Memphis including three games against four-year universities.  The Lady Saluqis will take on the host team Memphis in their first game at noon on Saturday, followed by Christian Brothers University at 2 p.m.  On Sunday, Southwest will play Henderson State University at 2 p.m. and Northwest Mississippi Community College at 6 p.m.

Top hitters for the Lady Saluqis this fall are freshman Maegan Wilson (.478 batting average), Whitney Witcher (.438) and Amber Gatewood (.400), and sophomore Staci Craig (.346). Wilson also leads the pitching staff with five wins and 33 strikeouts.

After a 2-4 start this fall, Southwest has won five of its last eight games, including wins over four-year schools Lambuth (twice) and Crichton.  The Lady Saluqis have also defeated Alabama Southern, Holmes, and Coahoma community colleges.

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