Softball Begins Two-Week Homestand With UAB On Saturday
#MGSB aims to keep the race for first place in the C-USA tight with Tulsa.
March 28, 2014
DENTON, Texas - North Texas softball begins its two-week homestand with a doubleheader against UAB on Saturday, March 29, at 1 p.m. The event will be web streamed live on MeanGreenSports.com.
North Texas, 8-1 in Conference USA play, looks to keep pace with league frontrunner Tulsa. The Mean Green is 22-10 overall, a program-best start.
Live stats and the live video stream link for the game are be available on the softball schedule page.
North Texas is second in Conference USA to Tulsa with an 8-1 league record. UAB, a super regional contestant a year ago, comes into Denton with its eyes on climbing out of a four-way tie for fourth place in the competitive C-USA. 18th-ranked Tulsa is first in the league with a flawless 6-0 record.
-NT is off to its best start in program history at 22-10. Its highest win total prior to 2014 at the 10-loss mark was 13 when it started 13-10 in 2010.
-North Texas has been awarded four Conference USA Player/Pitcher of the week awards, which is tied for the most with conference rival Tulsa. Seniors Brooke Foster, Ashley Kirk, Jackie Miller and Lauren Poole have all won an award.
-NT is 24th in the nation in total offense and first in Conference USA. The bats have been hot for the Mean Green, which is averaging 6.28 runs per game.