Preview: Softball to host four teams while holding Eagle Round Robin

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  • The Eagles sit at a current record of 4-3, coming off a loss on the road to the Mercer Bears.

Kaitlin Sells

The Georgia Southern softball team will be holding another weekend-long tournament where the Eagles will be hosting four different teams as well as competing against those four different teams.

IUPUI (0-5)

The IUPUI Jaguars will be travelling from Indiana and will be looking to break their five-game loss streak as they started their season out a little shaky.

The Jags competed in the Total Control Sports Invitational Feb. 8- Feb. 10 where they were swept and left with a record of 0-5.

As a team the Jags have started the season batting an average of 0.234 and have logged 11 total runs and 30 total hits.

Delainey Turner leads the Jags with a 0.400 batting average as well as logging three runs and six hits.

The Eagles will be taking on IUPUI first Friday at 4:30 p.m.

Morehead State (0-4)

The Morehead State Eagles will also be looking to break a long losing streak as they come to Statesboro with a 0-4 record after being swept at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament.

MS holds a team batting average of 0.155 as well as notching 10 runs and 15 hits on the season so far. Princess Valencia leads the MS Eagles with a 0.625 batting average as well as five hits.

The Eagles will take on Morehead both Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

Mount St. Mary’s (0-0)

The mount will be kicking off their season as they head to Statesboro with a blank record.

Last season Mount St. Mary’s went 17-26-1 on the season and 7-9 in their conference. The mount tallied 136 runs and 255 hits on the season as well as 20 home-runs and batted a team average of 0.232.

The Eagles will face Mount St. Mary’s both Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

UMCK (3-2)

The UMCK Kangaroos are coming off a successful weekend of play where they went 3-2 at the Total Control Sports Invitational. Both their losses were slim as they lost to Loyola-Chicago 0-1 and DePaul 1-2.

As a team the Roos bat an average of 0.321 as well as tallying 31 runs and 44 hits on the season so far. McKenzie Harrish currently leads UMCK with her 1.000 batting average with her two runs and one hit.

The Eagles will take on the roos Sunday at 11:30 p.m.

Kaitlin Sells, The George-Anne Sports Editor,