Posted: Apr 19, 2019
SIUE (12-19, 4-6 OVC)
vs. UT Martin (25-20, 7-7 OVC)
Sat., Apr. 20 at Edwardsville, Ill. (1/3 p.m.)
Live Video: None
Live Stats: SIUEstats.com
• SIUE will play eight OVC games over the next nine days. Sandwiched in between the UT Martin doubleheader is two makeup games at Morehead State Wednesday followed by Friday and Sunday home doubleheaders with Tennessee State and Belmont.
• SIUE is sixth in the OVC in scoring with 4.45 runs per game and seventh in batting average at .267.
• UT Martin and SIUE are 1-2 in the OVC in stolen bases per game. UT Martin leads at 2.24 followed by SIUE's 1.77. SIUE is ranked 25th nationally while the Skyhawks are 11th nationally.
• Twelve different players have recorded a stolen base this season. Heren leads the team with 12 followed by 11 by Alana Cobb-Adams.
• With two home runs Wednesday in back-to-back at bats against Illinois, Zoe Schafer leads the team with five. She is tied for sixth all-time with Alicia DeShasier, who had 19 from 2003-06. She needs one more to tie for fourth with Sarah Sollberger (1998-99) and Taylor Tooley (2009-13).
• Alyssa Heren needs 17 hits this season for 200 in her collegiate career.
• Emily Ingles is eighth on the all-time strikeouts list at SIUE with 362.
• SIUE is 9-0 when leading after six innings.
• After a road-heavy early season, SIUE has 10 of its last 13 games of the regular season at Cougar Field.