Southwest Tennessee Community College

February 21, 2005

For more information, contact: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114 / Kimberly Stark (901) 333-4023

Written by Keith Gentry

The Southwest softball team opened the 2005 season on Thursday, February 17, splitting a doubleheader with Williams Baptist College at the Appling Complex. The Lady Saluqis lost the first game 8-2, then came back to win the second game 4-2.

Top hitters on the day for Southwest were sophomore third baseman Heather Bryant (Brighton High School), who had a single and two doubles, sophomore catcher Tiffany Bright (Bartlett High School), who drove in two runs and had three hits, and freshman first baseman Jennifer Davenport (Houston High School), who had three hits as well.

Freshman pitcher Erica Brich (Collierville High School), picked up the win in game two, allowing six hits and only one earned run while striking out seven batters in a complete seven inning game. Brich also reached base four times in the doubleheader, collecting two hits and two walks.

The Lady Saluqis’ next game is scheduled for Wednesday, February 23 against Mississippi Delta Community College at the Appling Complex. The doubleheader will start at 1 p.m. On Thursday, February 24, Southwest travels to Paragould, Arkansas to take on Crowley’s Ridge College in a 2 p.m. twin-bill.