Cougars to battle No.
By Geronimo Rodriguez
Daily Cougar Staff
After a few days of rest, the Cougar softball
team hopes to improve its record despite the tough opponents that are scheduled
for the coming
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Freshman Kristen Glowacz
continues to be one of the Cougars' most solid hitters with 18 RBIs and
a .560 slugging percentage.
The team will play host to the No. 21
Texas A&M Aggies (23-6) at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cougar Softball Complex.
The Cougars are ranked fourth in Conference
USA with a 22-12 overall record, and are 2-4 in league play.
Coach Kyla Holas' team will rely on the
offense to overwhelm the Aggies. As a team, they are batting .295 with
senior second baseman Leslie
Seay's .339 batting average leading the
Sophomore catcher Arelis Ferreris leads
the team in home runs with seven.
Freshman outfielder Kristen Glowacz has
simmered after exploding in the beginning of the season and earning C-USA
hitter of the week, but
she is still finding the gaps and has
a .560 slugging percentage with 18 RBIs.
For the year, the opposition has batted
.204 against the all-sophomore Cougar pitching staff.
Jenny Johnson (7-7) and Allison Thompson's
(5-3) efforts accommodate Jamie Falco, who holds a 1.09 ERA and 9-3 record.
Johnson has a
2.21 ERA, and Thompson's is 2.73.
The Aggies just completed the San Diego
State Tournament with a 3-1 record, and moved to No. 21 from No. 19 last
The Cougars will play host to division
rival Charlotte (13-11, 0-2) for a three-game series this weekend. It begins
with a doubleheader at 1 p.m.
Friday at the Cougar Softball Complex.