Southwest Tennessee Community College

August 28, 2006

For More Information, Contact: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114/ (901) 619-1899

SOUTHWEST SOFTBALL TEAM OPENS FALL SEASON
Release written by Keith Gentry


The Southwest softball team’s 2006 Fall Season gets underway this weekend as the Lady Saluqis travel to Carterville, Illinois to compete in the Icebreaker Classic.

Southwest will play the host team, John A. Logan College, at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 1 followed by a 4 p.m. match-up with Shawnee Community College. On Saturday, September 2, the Lady Saluqis will play John A. Logan at noon and Rend Lake Community College at 2 p.m.

Returning players from the 2005-2006 team are catcher Anna Carter, infielders Jessica Hefflinger and Lindsey McGoff, and outfielders Caryn Hubbard and Carrie Byram. Newcomers to the Lady Saluqis’ program include pitcher Staci Craig (Brighton High School), first baseman Amanda Harlow (Marion, AR), infielder-catcher Alyse Brewer (Florence, AL), and outfielder Brooke Hively (Adamsville, TN).

Southwest will play 20-25 games during the fall season, including tournaments hosted by Northeast Mississippi Community College, Dyersburg State Community College, and the University of Tennessee-Martin. In addition, Southwest will play East Mississippi Community College on September 7 and also host the Third Annual Lady Saluqis Play-Day on October 6-7 at the Buckhead Creek Recreation Complex.