Series Preview: Auburn vs. Texas A&M Athletics


AUBURN, Alabama – The Texas A&M softball team (15-5) begins Southeastern Conference play on the road this weekend, facing No. 20 Auburn (21-1) at Jane B. Moore Field.

The three-game series is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Friday. Saturday’s contest airs nationally on SEC Network at 6 p.m., before the Tigers and Aggies end Sunday at 1 p.m.

LAST TIME OUT

The Aggies opened their week with a 4-1 victory over Texas State on Wednesday night at Davis Diamond. Freshman left-handed pitcher Emile Kennedy picked up its sixth team-leading win in the circle, stoking five Bobcats in the all-game effort. Freshman lead hitter Koko Wooley led the team on the flat, going 2 for 3 with a double, while Mayce Allen hit his fourth home run of the season to add a late insurance run.

KNOWN NATIONALLY

Senior All American Haley Lee currently leads the nation in on-base percentage (.647) and ranks second in the nation and SEC in batting average (.538). Additionally, Wooley’s four triples ranks the fourth-highest freshman in the nation. In the circle, senior pitcher Makinzy Herzog ranks first in the SEC and fourth nationally with a 0.22 ERA.

IN THE SERIES
Auburn has won four of the last five meetings with the Aggies and is 7-2 against A&M at home. In the Aggies’ 4-1 win over the Tigers at Davis Diamond last season, Rylen Wiggins went 2 for 2 while Kayla Poynter threw six strikeouts. Maroon & White’s last win at Auburn dates back to the 2016 season.

TO FOLLOW

The Friday and Sunday contests are available to stream via SEC Network+, while fans can tune in locally on 97.3 FM or inside the 12and Man Mobile App for all three games. Additionally, live stats are available for fans to follow in-game.

To learn more about Texas A&M softball, log on to 12thMan.com or follow @AggieSoftball on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.








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