Utah State Softball Set To Open Conference Schedule On Friday Against LA Tech
March 22, 2012
RUSTON, La. - Utah State softball is prepared to open its Western Athletic Conference schedule on Friday, March 23 against Louisiana Tech in Ruston, Louisiana. This will be the start of the seventh season for USU in the WAC. The Aggies will look to build off of last season's success, as the squad recorded more wins last season in conference action than ever before (8).
USU (8-17, 0-0 WAC) enters Friday's contest looking to rebound from a nine-game losing streak. Leading the way for the Aggies will be senior infielder Kelley Kaneshiro and junior infielder Christine Thomsen, both players are batting over .400 this season and combine for 20 RBI.
Friday's match-up will be the 23rd meeting between these two team with the Lady Techsters leading the all-time series history against Utah State, 7-15. Last season the Aggies went, 1-2 against LA Tech in a three game series in Logan. In its win, Utah State erupted to score 11 runs and scored the final of those runs in the bottom of the eighth, in an extra innings thriller.
First pitch from the circle is set to be delivered at 5 p.m. (MT). USU fans will be able to follow Friday's action live through the Game Tracker links available on the www.utahstateaggies.com homepage.