PREVIEW: Ladies Host Central Arkansas at Home
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary softball team will host Central Arkansas on Wednesday at 5:30 pm in non-conference action.

The Ladies are coming off a tough weekend at Southern Utah, dropping two of their three games to the T-Birds, falling to 9-21 overall and 3-9 in league play.

Centenary is led offensively by junior Sara Dornelas with a .325 clip and a team-best 25 hits, while senior Allison Shepperd follows with a .284 average and nine doubles to pace the Ladies.

On the mound, Dornelas has seen the majority of the innings, tossing 109.1 for an 8-14 record and a 4.29 ERA. Also seeing time on the mound are sophomore Reggie Salvatore (0-2, 6.79 ERA), and juniors Lauren Highsmith (1-2, 7.99 ERA) and Courtney Avery (0-3, 11.67 ERA).

Centenary and Central Arkansas will meet for just the third time in history as the Bears own the series, 2-0.

Central Arkansas enters the mid-week contest with a 14-24 overall record and a 4-10 mark in the Southland Conference.

Kasey Britt leads the team with a .355 average and 39 hits, while Shayleen Ristau owns a .340 clip and a team-leading 36 RBI.

Kelsie Armstrong has tossed 117.2 innings for a 10-11 record and a 2.92 ERA.

Following the game, Centenary will host Summit League foe, Western Illinois on Friday and Saturday.