GREENWOOD – The Lander softball team returns to Doug Spears Field for its first home Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Friday as the Bearcats host Georgia Southwestern at 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
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• Lander (13-9, 0-2 PBC) fell to Flagler in a road doubleheader last Saturday.
• Georgia Southwestern (12-10, 1-1 PBC) split with Georgia College last weekend.
• Both clubs are 5-5 in their last 10 contests.
• Lander is opening an eight-game home stretch.
• The Hurricanes hold a 15-9 advantage in the all-time series and earned a sweep over the Bearcats in Americus last season.
• The Bearcats have struck out a league-low 58 times this year.
• Brianna Surrento's .662 on-base percentage is the highest among all Division II hitters with at least 10 at-bats in 2019.