Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Saints Open Season This Weekend

MAAC softball gets into full swing this coming weekend, with more teams getting in on the action. The Siena Saints begin their season Saturday on Betty Basler Field (pictured above), home of the East Tennessee State Bucs. The two teams will play a series of three games. ETSU has begun their season with a 3-6 record, including wins over Towson, James Madison and Charleston. The Bucs are led by Jackie Baird, who has a .577 average thus far.

As for Siena, Shannon Jones enters her senior season, and the Saints hope she will lead them to the promised land. The MAAC coaches voted Siena to finish in third place in their preseason poll.

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