The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team is heading back to the Southern Conference tournament title game, and the Lady Mocs appear to be getting better with each game in the tournament in Statesboro, Ga.
The Lady Mocs took a 1-0 lead in the first inning Friday against UNC Greensboro in the winners-bracket final, and blew the game open late with a four-sixth inning and a seven-run seventh inning for a 13-0 win and a berth in today’s championship game at 1:30 p.m.
Senior third baseman Tiffany Baker had her breakout game of the tournament going 3-for-5 with four RBIs as the Lady Mocs (41-12) had a season-high 20 hits against the Spartans (26-30).
Jim Tanner has worked as assistant sports editor at the Times Free Press since late 2006. He started at the Times Free Press in 2001 and worked as a news copy/design editor from 2001 through 2006. In addition to working as a night and weekend editor producing local and national sports coverage for print and online readers, Jim occasionally writes local sports and outdoors stories. Jim grew up in Ringgold, Ga., and is a graduate ...