Softball Hosts Stetson on Tuesday Night
Monday, April 20, 2009

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The FGCU softball team will host the Hatters of Stetson for a doubleheader on Tuesday night beginning at 5p.m. The Eagles have a 42-8 overall record (10-4 A-Sun), including winning 34 of their last 38 games.

Senior Cheyenne Jenks (Naples, Fla.) leads the team with a .470 batting average. Jenks also has 57 runs scored, 63 hits, 22 home runs, 70 RBIs, 140 total bases and 50 walks. Senior Jessica Paez (Belle Glade, Fla.) is hitting .337 with 14 home runs and 59 RBIs. Junior transfer Catherine McDaniel (Melbourne, Fla.) anchors the pitching staff. She is 19-1 this season with 105 strikeouts in her 127.2 innings from the circle. McDaniel has an ERA of 1.97 and has pitched 14 complete games, including six shutouts.

The Hatters (29-11 overall, 14-4 A-Sun) went 0-2 last week after being swept by UNF in doubleheader action. Stetson has now lost 11 consecutive games.