GAME NOTES: Week 11
PENSACOLA, Fla. - The Argonauts are wrapping up the 2012 regular season with a six game road trip starting this Wednesday at West Alabama. UWF will then head to No. 22 Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday before wrapping things up on Sunday at North Alabama. The Argos are currently 29-19 overall and 13-9 in the Gulf South Conference while holding a No. 7 seed in the south region.2012
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The University of West Florida softball team finds itself ranked No. 7 in the first round of the NCAA South Regional rankings, it was announced Wednesday. The Argonauts, now 29-19 and 13-9 in the Gulf South Conference, are on par to make their first NCAA Regional Tournament since the 2009-10 season with the top eight teams in the regional rankings making the cut.
GSC RACE HEATING UP
Down the home stretch of the 2012 regular season the GSC race is starting to shake up. No. 1 Valdosta State has clinched the top seed, followed by No. 22 Alabama Huntsville at 17-7, West Alabama at 13-9 and the Argos at 13-9 as well. North Alabama is the only team that can knock UWF out of the top four at 7-15.
ON THE ROAD
With just six regular season games left, the Argos will have their work cut out for them as all six contests will occur away from the UWF Softball Complex. West Florida is currently over .500 on the road at 7-6, but holding a much better home record of 18-8.
West Florida currently ranks second in the GSC in terms of triples so far this season with 13. Wednesday’s opponent West Alabama currently sits on top of the offensive category with 14, making the meeting between the Tigers and the Argos feature two of the highest slugging percentages in the league.
LAST TIME VS. WEST ALABAMA
The Argos dropped both ends of a GSC opening doubleheader for both teams, losing game one, 2-0, and the second, 5-1. Kasie Buckley had two hits and an RBI in game two, driving in the only UWF run of the day in the process.
LAST TIME VS. ALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE
UWF split a pair of games with nationally ranked Alabama-Huntsville three weeks ago. The Argos earned the game one win, 5-4, before dropping the second, 11-1. Jordan Ratliff earned the win after allowing just six hits and striking out five Charger batters.
LAST TIME VS. NORTH ALABAMA
Lauren Correia brought the Argos a walk off win in game two with her single to right field, giving UWF the 3-2 win in extra innings. The Argos won decisevely in game one, 5-2.