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  1. Nice article in Auburn Undercover (free content) from June 9 " A Different Approach: Auburn's Myers Plans Return to WCWS". Sorry not to provide link....above my skill level. Discusses a change in batting philosophy as well as where and how some of the new players may fit in.
  2. When I went to some of the fall practice sessions, I recall Ward at 3rd base in some of the drills and she looked very unsure of herself and appeared way behind the other new players. Joyner, on the other hand appeared to give a good account of herself at SS. I was surprised we did not see her worked in during some of the early games. May be a long term strategy? Guetiarrez likewise seemed to be picking up the system. Clearly there was no need to waste her this year with a couple of very good juniors in front of her. I agree with boomstick in that I am anxious to see Schiele as well as Snow. Some of these gals may allow us to play more of a small ball game when required. At times it seems to be a good approach against some of these elite pitchers.
  3. Since unearned runs are not a part of the ERA this leads to the aberration. A number of those unearned runs have really hurt us 1 vs Florida. Must be a heart breaker for pitcher like Carlson to lose a game like that due to an infield error after such a good job on the mound.
  4. I saw a bit of the game with Rebels vs Arkansas State where Lee went 12 innings with over 170 pitches in the 1 - 0 win. The opposing pitcher also went the distance. Impressive by both. Lee has emerged as their primary pitcher having pitched (as of 4/7) 108 innings with ERA 2.32 with 58 SO. The next two pitchers, Bruce and Clayton have ERA's 2.40 and 2.80 and have together totaled 106 innings with 64 SO.
  5. Thanks for that update. Lets continue to hope she can get this under control with medications and return to Auburn. Look forward to having it Snowing in Auburn.
  6. I suspect the ticket price has to do with the fact that the game is being played at Spain Park this year rather than the Samford campus field.
  7. Agree, the pattern of events would cause one to speculate the usual narrative but I choose to let the facts develop rather than add my own guesses. Really feel sorry for Clint Myers, this has to take a toll on him. Unfortunate for all involved.
  8. order tickets through Samford ticket office. or I believe you can call the ticket office directly. They went on sale at 9:55AM today. No rain check/refund. I ended up with 2 reserved in Samford section. Good luck. Reserved seating very limited.
  9. Both of her older sisters played at Florida and were dismissed from the team for some sort of an incident. You might google something like Fagan sisters dismissed from Florida softball to get the info. That is likely what led to Haley going to South Alabama her first year. I suspect there is no love lost between the Fagan family and the Florida coach and I suspect it spilled over in the post game. Too bad we did not take two instead of the way we lost game 1.
  10. Sorry for dumb question...I do not see the video feed when I go to the AU Softball face book page. Any ideas where I might be using the wrong approach?
  11. Reality will set in when the hogs play the elephants this weekend in Tuscaloosa. It seems I recall that the state of Arkansas was "late" in converting to fast pitch softball so this put them behind in terms of developing local talent. I do think their current resume is heavily "padded".
  12. Thanks for reminding me. I really like Alexa and hope she can develop into a contributor. When I have seen her at some early practices she appeared to have some good ball movement but clearly #5 in the pitching lineup. Her speed is below the others. I have a lot of respect for her effort and spunk. Older Whiskey, presuming Tannon Snow is back next year, it could potentially give us two very good players at the infield corner positions. Also, Perry is developing with experience. She made a terrific catch this past weekend reaching over the visitor dougout.
  13. To date, I do not believe we have seen Laney Joyner (SS) or Gutierrez (C). Earlier I saw both in practices and I thought both gave a good account of themselves. I can see that unless we have some injuries at these positions there would not be meaningful playing time for these two players and I expect to see them both working into the line up next year. Also, next years class has another catcher (Tissier) and 3 middle infielders. Also hopeful (as coach stated) Tannon Snow gets medically stable and returns. I feel next years team could be special, especially if we get some quality depth at pitcher (development of Swindle and 2 pitchers in the class next year. This years team has been better than I expected. So many positions are getting "crowded" with quality players.
  14. Draper, to me, seems a lot like Tiffany Howard last year. Good speed, good bunter/slapper with good on base percentage. I could see her first in the order. If Crocker can get back to form she might be good in the #9 spot and move Draper to #1. Yesterday, Crocker had some sort of compression sleeve on her knee but removed it later. She was not dressed out. Walking without defect. I spoke to her briefly after the game and got the impression she would be back soon. Spain has done a very good job at second. McCrackin likely back soon. However, from what I have seen, Crocker is more effective with the bat in her hand. I believe that yesterday was some of the best bunting I have seen from Auburn softball. The one by Fagan really caught Mercer off guard. Also glad to see a couple of stolen bases.
  15. No TV that I am aware of. Have to give Nebraska credit today for playing two tough opponents ( I hope AU is a tough opponent) back to back today with very little break between games.