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Softball Hosts Sam Houston State

Bree Hanafin notched her first career home run on Wednesday at No. 18 Houston.

Bree Hanafin notched her first career home run on Wednesday at No. 18 Houston.

Feb. 19, 2009

The Baylor softball team (7-3) will open up a three-game home series against Sam Houston State (6-4) beginning Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Getterman Stadium.

"This is going to be a tough series," head coach Glenn Moore said. "Sam Houston State is as good as I have seen them since I have been here and we are going to have to play very well."

The Lady Bears are coming off a split with No. 18 Houston in which they hit four home runs combined in the pair of games. Freshman Whitney Canion (5-2 overall) got a decision in both games, going a combined 9.2 innings, allowing eight hits, two runs, one walk and 15 strikeouts.

Sam Houston State has won its last two games, defeating No. 21 LSU (1-0) and Prairie View A&M (5-2). The Bearkats are led by Hailey Wiginton, who is batting .419 with three doubles and two triples.

Baylor leads the all-time series, 38-27, including a 20-11 mark in Waco.

The series will continue on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

 

 

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