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The Oakland A’s had the “Bash Brothers”, Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire. The Lipscomb Lady Bisons have the “Smash Sisters” in Kelsey Cartwright and Kristen Sturdivant.
In a quick turnaround the Lady Bisons will be playing at Tennessee Tech Tuesday in a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. Tennessee Tech, from the Ohio Valley Conference, is 8-15 this season. They beat Kent State 5-2 Sunday in the Georgia Tournament in Athens.
Leading the Lady Bisons to a series win over FGCU and a midweek sweep of Ohio, senior Kelsey Cartwright has been named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week. Cartwright hit .500 on the week with two home runs and six RBIs.
The Lady Bisons fought hard during the first two games against FGCU, but couldn't keep the heat alive in the final game, losing 5-3.
Two times Saturday the Lipscomb Lady Bisons beat Florida Gulf Coast in Atlantic Sun Conference action. In both victories the Lady Bisons did not clinch until the final inning at Smith Stadium at Draper Diamond.