Lady Raiders Second in Silver Bracket at FSU InvitationalMarch 10, 2002 · MT Media Relations
Auburn scored one run in the first when an error sent Kari Williams home. The Lady Tigers sent one more runner across in the sixth and got four runs on two homeruns in the top of the seventh.
Hurler Jennifer Martinez falls to 9-3 as she went four innings striking out three. Junior Stayc Preator pitched the final three innings.
Martinez threw a three hit shutout and 12 strikeouts to help lead the Lady Raiders to a 2-0 win over Southeastern Louisiana in the semifinals of the Silver Bracket. Middle Tennessee scored its runs in the top of the third as a sacarafice fly by Martinez sent Lisa Sherman home and then short stop Steffi Silva scored on a wild pitch.
Middle Tennessee will host its second home series of the year when Western Illinois comes to Lady Raider Field on Tuesday. The first pitch is set for 4 p.m.
Follow the Blue Raiders on Twitter @MTAthletics for continued updates.
More Softball NewsJul 21, 2014: Three incoming MT players named All-State
Jun 27, 2014: Muñoz, Chocallo latest additions to 2014-15 recruiting class
Jun 11, 2014: Laura Dukes earns C-USA Spirit of Service award
May 19, 2014: Blue Raider Softball Field gaining indoor batting cages
May 8, 2014: Dukes, Nieves named to C-USA All-Academic Team
May 7, 2014: Dukes selected First-Team All-Conference USA