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.

For more information about Wallace State athletics, visit www.athletics.wallacestate.edu or the athletics Facebook page at www.wallacestate.edu/athleticsfb.

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