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Mavs Face North Texas Wednesday Night

Samantha Chumchal leads the team with 11 doubles this season

Samantha Chumchal leads the team with 11 doubles this season

May 4, 2010

Arlington, Texas -

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Game 49
NORTH TEXAS (26-17) at UT ARLINGTON (26-22)
Arlington, Texas -- Allan Saxe Field
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 -- 6 p.m.

Teri Lyles came up short, throwing 6.0 innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out two... The Mean Green plated solo runs in the second and sixth innings... UNT's solo run in the second came off the bat of Mallory Cantler who homered to left center... North Texas plated their second run in the sixth frame following back-to-back hits... Erica LeFlore and Samantha Chumchal were the only Mavericks to record hits in the contest... LeFlore led off the third inning with a shot down the left field line while Chumchal connected on a two-out single down the right field line in the seventh.

North Texas - UNT is coming off a pair of losses to Louisiana-Lafayette and dropped their overall record to 26-17 overall... As a team, the Mean Green have recorded 49 home runs and are batting a .288... Mallory leads the team in batting with a .371 average, connecting on 49 hits while Lisa Johnson leads the team in homers with 10... Ashley Lail leads the North Texas bullpen with a 12-7 record and a 1.76 ERA... in 119 innings pitched she has recorded 66 K's.

The Mavericks lost their three game series against the Islanders last weekend, falling in game two and three... freshman Teri Lyles guided the Mavericks to a 5-3 win in game one, pitching her 21st complete game of the season... Lyles allowed three runs on nine hits and forced the Islanders to leave 10 runners stranded... Lyles suffered a loss in game three, dropping her overall record to 13-12... Cara Hulme (13-10) took the loss for the Mavs in game two, pitching 8.2 innings, allowing six runs on 11 hits while fanning six... Junior Rebecca Collom finished the weekend leading the Mavericks with a .545 batting average, going 6-for-11 with 4 RBI, and three runs... Collom recorded at least one hit in each game against the Islanders... Collom connected on her eighth home run of the season in game three and recorded a double in both game one and game two... Collom leads the team with 50 hits and 29 RBI.

UT Arlington freshman Teri Lyles has been named the Southland Pitcher of the week by vote of the league's sports information directors the league office announced Monday. Lyle received her second of the year and joins Sam Houston State senior Morgan Mikulin as the only players in the league to win two player of the week awards this season.

The award also moves UT Arlington into a tie with Stephen F. Austin for most team awards on the year with three each.

Lyles guided the Mavs on the mound to a 2-0 record against the top team in the Southland Conference, Stephen F. Austin. A native of Keller, Texas, Lyles made three appearances to finish with a 0.00 ERA, allowing only 10 hits, one run and striking out 10 in 19 innings.

In game one against the Ladyjacks, Lyles guided UTA to a 1-0 win in 9.0 innings of action, allowing zero runs on four hits. She then followed that performance with a 4-0 shutout win in game three. Lyles held her opponents to a .152 average and allowed less than five hits in each of her three appearances. She also pulled double duty at the plate, recording a .308 batting average, recording a hit in three-of-four games, including a pair of hits in game two against SFA.

In game one of the Mavericks road series over Sam Houston State, Samantha Chumchal tied UTA's all-time home run record connecting on her 25th of her career... Chumchal needs one more to surpass former teammate Dee Jay Nelson (04-07).

Last week on the road against Northwestern State, Cara Hulme set a new season high of 13 K's in game two... Hulme led the Mavericks to a 5-1 win, pitching a complete game, allowing one run on two hits... Hulme's season high before Northwestern State was nine strikeouts... on the season, the senior hurler has combined for 110 K's.




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