Aces complete series with Sycamores on Wednesday


Aces in Terre Haute for 3 p.m. CT game


EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Another series will be decided on Wednesday when the University of Evansville softball team travels to Terre Haute to face Indiana State in a 3 p.m. CT game at Price Field.  ESPN+ will have the live coverage of the game.


First Two Games

– The Purple Aces and Sycamores met in Evansville on March 12-13 with each team picking up a victory

– ISU opened with a 9-0 victory before the Aces rallied to take a 6-5 win in eight innings in the second contest

– Lacy Smith was the start of the victory, picking up the game-tying and game-winning hits in the come-from-behind win


Last Time Out

– UE earned a series win over Murray State over the weekend, taking two out of three games in Evansville

– Hannah Hood had the game-winning hit in the 8th inning of Friday’s 4-3 walk-off win

– Sunday’s game saw UE take a 5-2 victory to clinch the series as Hood was a perfect 3-for-3

– Sydney Weatherford earned both wins for the Aces, finishing with a 1.87 ERA in 15 innings of work

Finishing Strong

– Hannah Hood enjoyed a strong weekend against Murray State as she batted .500 with hits in each of the three games

– She picked up the game-winning hit in the 8th inning on Friday before going 1-3 in Saturday’s game

– Hood finished the weekend on a strong note, going a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBI in Sunday’s 5-2 triumph

– Batting .500 on the weekend, Hood saw her average rise from .231 to .257

Back on Track

– Jess Willsey entered the Murray State series on an 0-for-10 skid at the plate but a strong weekend saw her go 5-for-9 while batting .556

– Following a 1-4 game on Friday, she went 2-3 on Saturday before a 2-for-2 game in Sunday’s win while adding two runs

– Willsey has recorded a hit in 12 of the last 17 games and is second on the team with a .283 average and 20 RBI

Evansville’s Ace

– Sydney Weatherford got back on track with two strong efforts against Murray State

– Weatherford went 2-0 while posting a 1.87 ERA in 15 innings of work

– Friday’s 8-inning win saw her go the entire distance allowing three runs on six hits; in Sunday’s win, she allowed two runs, just one being earned

– In 8 appearances between March 15 and April 6, she gave up just eight earned runs in 50 innings