February 21, 2009
Softball set to host Maryville, Spring Hill
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Riding a 4-0 start to the 2009 season, the Birmingham-Southern softball team is at home this Sunday and Monday, taking on Maryville College, Sunday, at 1:30 p.m., and Spring Hill College, Monday, at 5 p.m. Note that Sunday's start has been moved from the original time of 3 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Panthers started the season, Feb. 7, with two wins over LaGrange, and defeated No. 19 Methodist College a week later to move to 4-0.
Seniors #Erin Glover# and #Kayla Backlund# lead the team batting .583, and Backlund leads with 13 RBI and a 1.083 slugging percentage. Junior #Jena Franks# and senior #Melissa Muehlenfeld# have also been strong at the plate thus far, as Franks is hitting .538 and Muehlenfeld is hitting .429. Muehlenfeld also leads in the circle with a 2-0 record and a 0.00 ERA as well as two shutouts and 11 strikeouts.
Both doubleheaders will feature live stats.