MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Lander softball team begins a six-game road trip this week as the Bearcats begin with a doubleheader at No. 9-ranked Florida Tech on Wednesday afternoon.
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• Lander (12-6) is in the midst of its first losing streak this season after dropping the final two games of last weekend's Bearcat Round Robin.
• Florida Tech (16-4) is 4-0 this season against Peach Belt Conference opponents.
• The Bearcats have drawn 58 walks this season while striking out just 47 times through 18 games.
• Lander is 8-0 in its last eight non-conference road games.
• The Panthers are coming off a series loss against Saint Leo, in which they scored four runs in 20 innings.
• Abby Killian ranks second nationally in strikeout-to-walk ratio.
• The Bearcats have posted double-digit hits in seven games this season.