Blogging from the Berm: Simone Heyward

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Blogging from the Berm: Simone Heyward

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Simone Heyward checks in with the latest edition of LSU softball’s “Blogging from the Berm” as the No. 13 LSU softball team gears up for a critical three-game weekend set at No. 10 Texas A&M. Game times are slated for Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. from the Aggie Softball Complex.

All three games of the series will be broadcasted by the LSU Sports Radio Network on Country Legends 104.9 FM in Baton Rouge and can be accessed by Geaux Zone subscribers at www.LSUsports.net/live with Patrick Wright and Matt Dunaway set to call the action.

The Saturday and Sunday contests will be televised by ESPN and FSN. Both games will be available online at www.WatchESPN.com and via the Watch ESPN app. The series opener also will have live video courtesy of 12th Man Television and is available to Geaux Zone subscribers at www.LSUsports.net/live.

Every game of LSU softball this season will have live stats available at LSUsports.net/livestats. Fans can also follow every pitch via live in-game updates at the program’s social media outlets @lsusoftball on Twitter and www.Facebook.com/lsusoftball.

LSU’s next home series will be April 19-21 when Missouri visits Tiger Park. Tickets can be purchased online at www.LSUtix.net or on-site starting at $5 for adult general admission and $3 for youth ages 3-12. Friday’s series opener is the program’s “Pack the Park” game with $1 general admission tickets, while Saturday’s contest marks the team’s second annual “Strikeout Ovarian Cancer” event.

Hey Tiger Fans,

Simone Heyward here with this week’s Berm Blog entry.  We’re halfway through conference play and are looking forward to a challenging April leading into postseason play. 

This week we’re in Aggieland, a place we are very familiar with. The only difference this time is that we are in conference play instead of the NCAA Regionals. We’re fighting for the SEC West title, and our regular season record against a non-neutral Aggie crowd.  It will no doubt be challenging, but we are excited for it. 

The talk on the town is that Texas A&M is ready for us, but little do they know, we have a secret weapon: volunteer coach Sharonda McDonald.  Sharonda played at A&M and received many awards. Now retired from playing professional ball, Sharonda has joined the Tigers as a volunteer coach helping with the outfield and the slappers.  She’s been teaching us her ways and showing us secrets to beating the Aggies … I’m just kidding, but she has been a big key in helping us prepare for them. 

This weekend is going to be a great one and hope all of your Tiger fans are ready.”

Geaux Tigers,

Simone