Softball - Thu, Apr. 21, 2011
Georgetown College's softball Senior Day will be Thursday between games against Asbury University.
The Tigers (27-12, 18-4 Mid-South Conference), who are receiving votes in the Coaches Poll, will honor Whitney Ealey and Rachel Johnson. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.
Both players have been consistent contributors and leaders since coming to Georgetown in 2008. Ealey has played in all 189 games during her four years, while Johnson has played in 185. The Tigers are 130-58-1 overall and 71-19-1 in the MSC during those four years, which translates into a 68.8 winning percentage and 78 percent inside the conference.
Ealey is hitting .342 for her career with 36 doubles, five triples, and 14 homeruns. She has 103 RBI and 145 runs scored with 93 stolen bases. In her senior season, she has 13 doubles, one triple and four homeruns with a .347 batting average in the lead off position. In her four years, Ealey's lowest batting average was a .333. She has also had 11 games with three or more RBI, six of which came her freshman season. Also in her rookie campaign she had a two homerun game against Lindsey Wilson.
Johnson is hitting .364 and never been below .352 while at Georgetown. The centerfielder has seven doubles and 10 triples as a slap hitter. In her senior season, she is batting .369 with three doubles and four triples as the two-hole hitter. She has stolen 124 bases and only gotten caught 20 times in four years, a rate of success of 86.1. Johnson has 63 RBI and going into the game with Asbury has tied her season high of 18, which she recorded her freshman year. Nine times in her career she has scored three runs in a game. She has a career high of five RBI in one game her sophomore year. She has stolen four bases in a game five times.
The Eagles come to Georgetown with a 15-8 record overall and a 10-4 mark in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.