The second game features the Wildcats and the red hot Lady Rams of Texas Wesleyan. The Lady Rams are off to a 2-0 start behind a loaded offense. First basemen Christina Kelley hit for a cycle in the first game of the year. Also in that game senior pitcher Ashley Tarrant became the all-time strikeout leader in Lady Ram’s history.
The final game of the day for the Wildcats is against nationally ranked Lubbock Christian. The Chaps begin the season ranked fifth after an impressive year last season. Lubbock Christian finished first in the Sooner Athletic Conference and finished third in the final NAIA Coach’s Poll.
Bracket play will start Saturday.
Here’s a look at the opponents:
|Opponent||2010 Overall Record||2010 Conference Record||Noteworthy|
|Northwood University (Texas) (0-0)
||33-24||20-8||3rd in Red River Athletic Conference|
|Texas Wesleyan (2-0)||33-15||22-4||See above|
|#5 Lubbock Christian||54-7||29-3||1st in Sooner Athletic Conference, 3rd natinoally|