Clemson Softball – NCAA Regional Preview

Clemson's McKenzie Clark celebrates after her teammates connected for back-to-back home runs as Clemson faced Troy in the opening game of the Tuscaloosa Regional in Rhoads Stadium Friday, May 21, 2021. [Staff Photo/Gary Cosby Jr.]Tuscaloosa Regional Clemson Vs Troy
Clemson's McKenzie Clark celebrates after her teammates connected for back-to-back home runs as Clemson faced Troy in the opening game of the Tuscaloosa Regional in Rhoads Stadium Friday, May 21, 2021. [Staff Photo/Gary Cosby Jr.]Tuscaloosa Regional Clemson Vs Troy /
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Auburn Tigers

Head Coach: Mickey Dean (5th Season @ Auburn)

Record: 39-15

Tenth in the Southeastern Conference Standings

Regular Season Wins Against: Seton Hall (x2), St. Johns (x2), UMass-Lowell, Texas Tech, Wisconsin, Texas, USF, Jacksonville State (x2), UL-Monroe (x2), Delaware State, Bradley, Syracuse, Georgia State, North Carolina A&T (x2), Toledo (x2), Chattanooga (x2), South Carolina (x2), Kentucky, Alabama State (x2), Florida, Mercer, Niagara (x2), Mississippi State (x2), and Georgia (x2)

Regular Season Losses Against: UCLA, South Carolina, Kentucky (x2), Florida (x2), Arkansas (x3), Mississippi State, Georgia, and Tennessee (x3)

Southeastern Conference Tournament Results:

First Round – Missouri (Loss)

Projected Lineup:

Sophomore – Center Field – Makayla Packer – .328 BA (6 2bs, 3 3bs, 9 HRs, 18-21 SBs)

Junior – Left Field – Lindsey Garcia – .289 BA (8 2bs, 3 3bs, 8 HRs, 10-14 SBs)

Freshman – Shortstop – Nelia Peralta – .311 BA (14 2bs, 1 3b, 10 HRs)

Freshman – 1st Base – Bri Ellis – .300 BA (8 2bs, 1 3b, 18 HRs)

Freshman – Catcher – Aubrie Lisenby – .289 BA (6 2bs, 2 HRs)

Sophomore – 3rd Base – Sydney Cox – .328 BA (10 2bs, 2 3bs, 5 HRs)

Senior – Designated Player – Aspyn Godwin – .240 BA (4 2bs, 10 HRs)

Sophomore – Right Field – Kelsey Schmidt – .343 BA (4 2bs, 1 3b, 2 HRs)

Junior – 2nd Base – Carlee McCondichie – .346 BA (6 2bs, 2 3bs, 4 HRs, 7-9 SBs)

Probable Pitcher(s):

Sophomore – Maddie Penta – 23-9, 1.77 ERA (258 Ks, opp avg. .181)

Sophomore – Shelby Lowe – 9-3, 2.74 ERA (125 Ks, opp avg. .214)

Junior – KK Dismukes – 6-3, 3.03 ERA (53 Ks, opp avg. .299)