Ga. Southern at UL Softball Preview

Summer Ellyson outpitches Randi Rupp

(Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE/USA TODAY Network)
Ga. Southern at UL Softball

Series: 2 p.m. doubleheader Saturday, 11 a.m. single game Sunday.

Site: Lamson Park.

Records: GaS 23-20, 7-11; UL 29-11, 14-4.

Radio: KPEL 1420 AM.

Top UL hitters: Alissa Dalton (.400, 2 HRs, 22 RBIs); Kara Gremillion (.375, 1 HR, 16 RBIs, 13 SBs); Kourtney Gremillion (.325, 3 HRs, 19 RBIs); Brittany Rodriguez (.320, 4 RBIs, 10 SBs). Team: .302, 198 runs, 49 doubles, 6 triples, 19 HRs, 65 SBs.

Top GaS hitters: Hannah Farrell (.323, 8 HR, 17 RBIs); Makhia Freeman (.322, 2 HRs, 18 RBIs); Alesha Mann (.310, 5 HRs, 19 RBIs); Macy Coleman (.281, 7 HRs, 26 RBIs). Team: .274, 178 runs, 58 doubles, 3 triples, 41 HRs, 20 SBs..

Top UL pitchers: Summer Ellyson (15-6, 1.71 ERA, 147.2 IP, 88 H, 46 BB, 141 K); Kylee Jo Trahan (5-1, 1.87 ERA, 45 IP, 31 H, 29 BB, 40 K). Team: 2.27 ERA, 289.2 IP, 199 H, 128 BB, 241 K.

Top GaS pitchers: Kierra Camp (11-8, 4.22 ERA, 117.1 IP, 109 H, 73 BB, 59 K); Rylee Waldrop (10-8, 4.15 ERA, 112.2 IP, 122 H, 33 BB, 54 K). Team: 4.54 ERA, 287.2 IP, 306 H, 139 BB, 138 K).

Promotions: Saturday is Team-Friend Challenge (flatheads of each player available); Sunday is Girl Scout Day – free admission to girls scouts wearing uniforms or sash; poster competition with winning troop receiving a Pizza Party; Bike to the Ballpark with free registration beginning at 9 a.m. at the main entrance to Lamson Park; Also on Sunday, residence hall with the most students in attendance wins a pizza party.

Lagniappe: The Cajuns program has now won 43 consecutive Sun Belt Conference series after defeating league-leader Texas State this past weekend. "It’s huge for the girls," UL coach Gerry Glasco said. "They want to keep that streak going of series wins. It goes back several years. A lot of girls before us gave a lot of blood, sweat and tears went into that. We don’t want to give it away for them either. We want to keep it going for the program. It’s huge."

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