Softball Hosts Marshall in Midweek Game
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (5-19) will face Marshall in a single game at E.S. Rose Park on Tuesday afternoon. The Bruins are fresh off a win over Mississippi Valley State in the Tiger Classic last weekend. First pitch against Marshall is scheduled for 4 p.m.
The meeting will be the third ever between the two teams. Belmont and Marshall met last year at the War Eagle Classic in Auburn, Ala. The Thundering Herd won that meeting, 0-8 in five innings. This will be the first meeting between the two teams at a non-neutral site.
The Bruins are led by senior Ashley Byers, who leads the team in batting average, hits, and RBIs, and ranks in the top five of amongst conference players in on base percentage. Byers has hit four home runs this season, including two last weekend in the Tiger Classic, which earned her a spot on the All-Tournament team.
Belmont will look to pick up a win heading into it's second mid-week game on Thursday. The Bruins will face Tennessee Tech in a single game in Cookeville at 5 p.m. Thursday. The game was rescheduled from two weeks ago. It will be the second meeting this season between Belmont and Tennessee Tech. Belmont beat the Golden Eagles to earn their first win of the season.
Links to live stats are available at www.belmontbruins.com. Full game recaps, boxscores, schedule information and season statistics are also available online. Fans can also follow the team on Twitter by searching @BelmontSoftball.