Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will open the home part of its 2015 regular-season schedule at 1:00pm, Friday, at Cheryl Holt Field by playing host to Miami (Ohio) RedHawks in a doubleheader.Friday’s twinbill originally was scheduled for Saturday but high winds and rapidly-dropping cold temperatures are expected Saturday afternoon, forcing the games to be moved up a day.
The Lady Govs enter the day with a 1-4 overall record, having opened the season last weekend at the Mississippi State Bulldog Kickoff Classic. Meanwhile, Miami opened up its season at the University of Illinois-Chicago Total Control Sports Invite, going 3-2.
Offensively, Laurel Burroughs leads the Lady Govs with a .500 batting average, including two doubles and a home run, while scoring six runs and driving in five.
Right behind her is Christiana Gable and her .462 average, with a double and two home runs and a team-high 10 RBIs.
The RedHawks are led at the plate by Tiyona Marshall’s .474 batting average, while Taylor Shuey enters the weekend hitting at a .412 clip.
In the circle, Natalie Ayala leads the Lady Govs pitchers with a 1-2 win-loss mark and a 5.60 ERA.
Amber Logemann tops Miami’s pitchers with a 3-2 mark and a 2.86 ERA.