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No. 18 Valdosta State makes its second trip to Fesmire Field this weekend as Union tries to extinguish the hottest team in the Gulf South Conference.

The Lady Blazers, fueled on a 10-game winning streak, travel to Jackson, Tenn., for a doubleheader Saturday afternoon, then a finale on Sunday.

VSU beat UU 4-1 last season in its first-ever meeting against the GSC newcomers.

Ace Brianna Hancock, who picked up her second no-hitter of the season last weekend, is the probable starter for Game 1. Hancock is fourth in the GSC with 11 wins.

Hancock is likely to matchup against UU’s ace Kelley Robey who has 12 wins this season. 

The Lady Bulldogs face a difficult task of seizing a recent offensive attack that VSU has routed teams with.  

The Blazers have outscored their opponents 81-15 in the last 10 games.    

NFCA Player of the Week Courtney Albritton has led the firepower, leading the team in hits (48) and home runs (15). Three of her 15 homers came from Game 2 of last Saturday’s win over Christian Brothers.

After this weekend, the Lady Blazers return from their road trip in Americus, Ga., to take on Georgia Southwestern. VSU swept GSW earlier this season.


This story was written by Eric Jackson

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