MAVS BACK IN ACTION AFTER WEEKEND OFF
April 17, 2007
ARLINGTON, Texas - UT Arlington softball is eager to get back in action after having the past weekend off. The Mavs are set for a mid-week non-conference double header with the University of Tulsa. It will be the tenth meeting between the Mavs and Golden Hurricane. UTA holds a 6-3 lead in the series and a 3-1 lead in game played in Arlington.
The Golden Hurricane is coming off a three game series with C-USA foe Marshall last weekend. Tulsa won two-of-three to improve its conference record to 9-8 and 25-23 overall on the season.
Freshman Jackie Lawrence leads the Hurricane with a .469 average and is followed closely by junior Sara Dyer with a .422 batting average and six home runs on the season.
The Mavs won their last game in five innings 8-0 over Centenary to improve to 28-11 on the season. Junior Katie Jones continues to lead UTA with a .472 batting average and 12 home runs. Amanda Brown has been coming on strong hitting a home run in the Mavs last three games as the designated player, driving the team home run total to 45 for the season.