March 5, 2012
Game Notes vs. Georgia Tech
CULLOWHEE, N.C. -Western Carolina softball (9-9) travels to Atlanta, Ga. on Tuesday to take on No. 25 Georgia Tech in a doubleheader that begins at 4 p.m.
Beginning with Tuesday's games, until the end of the season, Western Carolina softball's away games will include a live blog of the contests. A permanent link to the blog of the games can be found on the right-hand side of the softball page on catamountsports.com or you can use the link HERE.
FACING GEORGIA TECH: Western Carolina will face Georgia Tech for the sixth and seventh times in school history Tuesday ... The Ramblin' Wreck holds a 5-0 record over the Catamounts.
LONGEST WINNING STREAK OF SEASON: Western Carolina softball is riding its longest winning streak of the season having won for straight ... The Catamounts ended their games in the Buzz Classic 4-0 after dropping the first game, 3-1, to Moorehead State.
4-1 IN THE BUZZ CLASSIC: Western Carolina had its best outing of the season, in tournament play, going 4-1 in the Buzz Classic.
ONE RUN GAMES AT BUZZ CLASSIC AND OVERALL: Western Carolina was 2-0 in one run games at the Buzz Classic this past weekend, defeating Southeastern Louisiana 5-4 and Alabama State 7-6 ... Overall, WCU is 7-2 in one-run games.
RECORD IN EXTRA INNINGS: Western Carolina is 3-0 in extra-inning games.
Erin Foster HITTING STREAK: Senior outfielder Erin Fosteris currently on a five-game hitting streak, the longest for any Catamount this season ... She has had multiple hits in the last three games, getting two hits against Jacksonville State and Southeastern Louisiana and three hits against Alabama State ... Overall she has had multiple hit performances in seven games this season.
GARRETT FIRST SHUTOUT THIS SEASON: Freshman hurler Jordan Garrett earned the first shutout of her career, tossing a complete game against Rhode Island. She struck out a career-high 11 batters and only allowed four hits. Riding Garrett's solid performance, the Catamounts also offered offensive support in the win. Freshman hurler Jordan Garrett picked up her seconds straight victory (5-4), in the Buzz Classic, with another solid performance. She bent but didn't break turning in a gutsy performance, in which she gave up 12 hits, but only allowed four runs.