February 23, 20181234567RHE
Indiana0000000033
Lipscomb020000X230
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: JORDAN (4-0) 7.0300111
Loss: Trainer (0-7) 1.112042
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
Jenkins (IND) 301000
Westmoreland (IND) 101010
Galovich (IND) 201000
WARD (LIP) 212010
February 23, 20181234567RHE
Lipscomb00003014101
Samford0000001152
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: GRAY (2-0) 7.051118
Loss: Gillespie (0-4) 6.2104312
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
FENICHEL (LIP) 313010
Trombley (SAM) 302000
February 24, 20181234567RHE
Lipscomb0031010591
Samford0000000043
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: FORTEL (2-2) 6.040013
Loss: Yantis (1-3) 2.123143
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
FENICHEL (LIP) 312110
DEVAULT (LIP) 412000
GREEN (LIP) 302010
Maze (SAM) 401000
Higgins (SAM) 301000
Jackson (SAM) 201010
Barnes (SAM) 201000
February 24, 20181234567RHE
Lipscomb0012000390
Indiana0100000140
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: JORDAN (5-0) 7.041145
Loss: Goodin (0-1) 3.073321
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
FENICHEL (LIP) 413200
Jenkins (IND) 401000
Uden (IND) 301000
Lacefield (IND) 311000
Galovich (IND) 201110
Softball set to take on Samford, Indiana over weekend
Thursday, February 22, 2018
By Logan Butts
Softball set to take on Samford, Indiana over weekend

Birmingham, Ala. – The Lipscomb softball team is headed off to Alabama this weekend for the Samford Invitational with matchups against the host Samford as well as Indiana on deck.

The Lady Bisons (5-2) are set to play four games over the weekend. The action kicks off on Friday afternoon against Indiana at 1 p.m, followed by a 6 p.m. game versus Samford. 

On Saturday, Lipscomb will play two more games. The first tilt will be against Samford at 11 a.m. followed by a 1:30 p.m. outing versus Indiana to close out the weekend. 

 

QUICK HITS:

  • Lipscomb started off 2018 be defeating the ACC’s Georgia Tech 1-0 thanks to a 17 strikeout performance from junior Mandy Jordan at the Sand Dollar Classic.
  • In game two of the season, junior Jordan Fortel no-hit No. 14 Ole Miss in leading the Lady Bisons to a 3-0 win over the nationally-ranked Rebels. Fortel was named the ASUN Pitcher of the Week for her efforts.
  • After the 2-0 start at the Sand Dollar Classic, Lipscomb was receiving votes in both the ESPN.com/USA Collegiate Softball Poll and the USA Today/NFCA Coaches Poll.
  • Last weekend, the Lady Bisons went 3-2 at the EMU Madeira Beach Spring Invite with wins against Virginia, George Mason, and Ohio.
  • Jordan went 2-0 over the weekend. She compiled an ERA of 1.40, threw 19 strikeouts, and allowed only seven runs and nine hits. She earned her fourth-career ASUN Pitcher of the Week for her efforts.

 

Scouting the Opponents:

Samford: Samford is 1-9 so far on the season, with its lone win coming against Evansville 11-5 last weekend. They lost a pair of games to No. 17 Georgia at the Red and Black Tournament.

Indiana: The Hoosiers have started 2018 1-8, with an 8-3 victory over Boston College being the only win. Six of their eight losses have come versus “Power Five” schools, including a 2-1 loss to No. 23 Arizona State.

 

Live stats and live streaming will be provided for both of the games against Samford, while each of the Indiana matchups will only have live stats. Make sure to check back here for a full recap for the weekend’s events.