March 21, 2003
USI softball postpones doubleheader with Bellarmine,
Opens GLVC play Saturday
The University of Southern Indiana softball teamís non-conference doubleheader with Bellarmine University, scheduled for Wednesday, March 26, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 2. First pitch is still slated for 3:30 p.m. at the USI Softball Field.
USI will open its 2003 GLVC schedule at 16th-ranked Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Saturday, March 22, before opening its 2003 home scheduled the following day against the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Both doubleheaders are scheduled to start at noon.
The Screaming Eagles enter this weekendís action with a 4-7 record after topping Oakland City University 5-2 and 14-2 on Tuesday.
Offensively, junior second baseman Brooke Biggs (Osceola, Indiana) and junior catcher Kristen Houseworth (Martinsville, Indiana) have been leading the Eagles. Biggs has recorded a team-high .500 batting average, seven RBIs, and three doubles while Houseworth is hitting .355 with six runs batted in and a team-leading two homeruns.
Houseworth will be looking to extend her seven-game hitting streak while Biggs will be looking to improve upon a six-game hitting streak.
Sundayís doubleheader against UMSL will be the first two games of a 10-game home stand.
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