HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s 13th-ranked softball team is off to a fantastic start during the 2019 season, compiling a 15-2 record.
After three weeks on the road, the Lions play at home on three consecutive days, beginning on Tuesday with a doubleheader against Coastal Alabama-North at 2 p.m. Itawamba Community College visits Bobby McCracken Stadium on Wednesday for a twinbill and Columbia State on Thursday.
In addition to the hot surge on the field, Wallace State softball coach A.J. Daugherty reached the 100-win plateau with the program on Feb. 18 in only his third season with the Lions. Daugherty has a 101-33 record at Wallace State.
Northwest Florida State College, Walters State, Jones County College, Pearl River CC, LSU-Eunice are among the teams Wallace State has defeated this season.
Sophomore outfielder Alysia Anderson leads the Lions with a .453 average, adding 10 RBIs, 11 stolen bases and 16 runs scored.
Kalynn Holcomb is hitting .444 with two homers, 11 RBIs and a team-high six doubles for Wallace State, while freshman Addie Robinson has a team-high 20 RBIs with two homers and a .412 average. Keeli Bobbitt, last season’s ACCC Tournament MVP, is hitting .386 with five RBIs, eight stolen bases and a team-high 18 runs scored.
On the mound, sophomore Meagan Schwieterman is 7-2 with a 2.25 ERA in 37 1/3 innings, recording 26 strikeouts.
Mabry Norris has a 6-4 record with a 3.39 ERA in nine appearances.
After this week’s three-game stretch, Wallace State returns home on March 21 to host Calhoun as ACCC play commences.
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