The Cowgirls travel to Baylor for a three-game series starting Friday

Game details: McNeese (11-12) at Baylor (13-9)

Dated: Friday March 18 (6 p.m.); Saturday March 19 (12pm/DH)

Location: Waco, TX (Getterman Stadium)

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LAKE CHARLES — McNeese Softball heads to Baylor this weekend for a three-game series starting with a single game at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 18 and a double-header starting at 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 19. All three games will be broadcast on ESPN+.

“It will be a tough three-game series against a very talented Baylor side,” the head coach said. Jacques Landreneau. “We are going to be challenged both mentally and physically on the road. The Bears are well trained, they will play fast and put a lot of pressure on us. We have opportunities ahead of us to show that we are a good team to get better. play and prepare for conference play.”

The Cowgirls (11-12) are coming off the highest scoring game of the season with a 14-1 (5 innings) win over Southern on Wednesday night. McNeese hit a season-high three homers and hit a season-high 13 RBIs. Crislyn Moreno led the Cowgirls at home plate (3-4) with four RBIs, three runs and was three times short on hits for the cycle.

Alayis Seneca leads the Cowgirls with a .340 batting average and is second on the team with a .415 batting percentage. Seneca and Jil Poulard are tied for the most RBIs (12). Poullard also leads with a .667 batting percentage as well as 12 walks, four doubles and three homers.

Launcher Shaelyn Sander (3-0) leads the Cowgirls with a 2.96 ERA and has seven strikeouts in 23.2 innings. With a 3.12 ERA and 65.0 rounds of action in the circle, Ashley Vallejo leads the Cowgirls with 65 strikeouts.

Baylor (13-9) is coming off a 3-0 win over Texas State on Wednesday. The Bears are led at bat by McKenzie Wilson’s .423 batting average, .676 slugging percentage, 30 hits and 25 runs scored. In the circle, Kaci West (3-0) leads the Bears with a 1.78 ERA, 19 strikeouts in 19.2 innings. Aliyah Binford (4-2) has a 3.38 ERA and a personal best 57 strikeouts in 47.2 innings.

Baylor leads the series 14-3 and has won the last four games. McNeese’s last win over Baylor came in the 2018 season when the Cowgirls won 11-10 on May 18 over the 18th-ranked Bears in Game 1 of the NCAA Regional Tournament.

McNeese’s last win in Waco was a 7-3 victory on April 11, 2018.