APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will play host to Middle Tennessee, 2:00pm, Tuesday at Cheryl Holt Field for a single game makeup from their postponed contest back on February 21st.The contest is the 52th all-time meeting between the Governors (14-24) and the Blue Raiders (12-20) dating back to their first meeting on March 11th, 1993, the eighth-most played series in APSU history, with the Govs trailing in the series 34-17 overall and 10-7 in games played in Clarksville.
Offensively after the Govs first 38 games this season, they are led by sophomore catcher Carly Mattson‘s .324 batting average – which includes five doubles and nine home runs. She also leads the team with 15 walks, while driving in 20 runs and scoring 20 times.
Sophomore third baseman Danielle Liermann is just two points behind Mattson, coming in at .322, with nine doubles, nine home runs and a team-best 31 runs driven in.
Red-shirt sophomore Kacy Acree‘s recent hot streak has pushed her batting average over the .300 mark, with the California native batting .305, with seven doubles, three triples, seen home runs and 22 RBI. She also leads the team with 28 runs scored and in stolen bases with 15.
In the circle, freshman Kelsey Gross leads the Govs with a 7-7 win-loss mark, with a 6.14 ERA and 66 strikeouts in 84.1 inning pitched.
Senior Autumn Hanners is just a win behind Gross, with a 6-9 record, with a team leading 98.2 inning pitched, while posting a team-best 3.26 ERA and 49 strikeouts this season.
Senior Christiana Gable (1-6, 5.09 ERA and 23 k’s in 42.2 innings) has the other APSU win this season.