Softball Hosts Louisiana Tech Wednesday

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Alyssa Invergo had a strong series against Alabama, capped off by a solo home run in the series finale.
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Alyssa Invergo had a strong series against Alabama, capped off by a solo home run in the series finale.
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

March 17, 2014

OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss softball team will take a brief break from its Southeastern Conference schedule Wednesday when it plays host to Louisiana Tech for a single game at 6 p.m. CT at the Ole Miss Softball Complex.

Ole Miss is coming off a three-game home series against No. 9 Alabama and a road doubleheader against ULM from the previous week.

The Rebels (16-13) will be facing the Lady Techsters (8-18) for the first time since March 5, 2011 when Ole Miss defeated Louisiana Tech 8-0 in six innings at the Courtyard Classic in Denton, Texas. The two schools were scheduled to play a doubleheader in Rustin, La., last season before rain canceled both games.

It will be Dollar Wednesday at the park with hot dogs and popcorn each selling for $1 at the concession stand.

Ole Miss senior outfielder RT Cantillo has a team-high batting average of .500, while junior third baseman Allison Brown has a team-high 17 runs scored, as well as seven doubles and three home runs. Senior first baseman Londen Ladner has knocked in a team-high 20 runs, and has belted out four home runs.

In the circle, senior pitcher Carly Hummel (6-5) has pitched a team-high 69.2 innings and has struck out 72 batters, while fellow senior Shelby Jo Fenter (5-4) has a 2.46 ERA in 48.1 innings of action.

For Louisiana Tech, Kristen Miles has a team-high batting average of .348, while Pauline Tufi has knocked in a team-high 16 runs and Alayna Kipp has a team-high three home runs. In the circle for the Lady Techsters, Tufi has a team-best ERA of 3.94 with 50 strikeouts, while Duran has thrown a team-high 83.1 innings.

For all Ole Miss softball news and information, including live stats and a recap of Wednesday’s game, go to OleMissSports.com and follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissSoftball and on Facebook at Ole Miss Softball.

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