Lander welcomes Southern Wesleyan on Tuesday

Lander welcomes Southern Wesleyan on Tuesday

GREENWOOD – The Lander softball team steps out of conference play on Tuesday night as the Bearcats take on Southern Wesleyan in a doubleheader at Doug Spears Field.

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STORYLINES

 Lander (13-23) split a pair of Peach Belt Conference doubleheaders last weekend, defeating Columbus State on a three-run walkoff homer by Dariean Ward in extra innings and knocking off Georgia Southwestern behind McKenzi Ferguson's complete-game shutout. 

• The Bearcats are halfway through a season-long stretch of 12 consecutive games at home.

• Lander leads Southern Wesleyan 46-12 in the overall series. 

• Ferguson threw 14.1 scoreless innings last week, earning two wins.

• Lander has played 13 games this season that have been decided by a single run. 

• Sophomore Chandler Carey doubled twice and homered twice in the doubleheader against Columbus State.

• Senior Destiny Clyde leads the Bearcats with a .342 batting average.