TOWSON, Md. - Following a 4-3 12 inning win over Colonial Athletic Association rival Delaware Sunday in the last game of the series, Towson (15-14, 2-1 CAA) will face the Georgetown Hoyas (13-17, 0-1 BIG EAST) Tuesday at Guy Mason Field. The first pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m.
The Tigers defeated the Blue Hens in the 12th inning when senior Brianna Jones hit a walk-off home run that broke a 3-3 tie and helped Towson win its first CAA series of the year. Towson took two of three games from Delaware over the weekend.
Jones, who has established new career-highs in home runs (five) and runs batted in (21) this season has come up with numerous timely hits for the Tigers. She is hitting .310 with runners in scoring position and has a team-leading 12 two-out runs batted in.
Erika Stasch (pictured above) also homered for Towson in the victory, a game-tying shot in the seventh inning.She now leads the CAA with seven home runs and a league-high 24 RBI's.
Junior Katie Lingmai pitched all 12 innings for the Tigers to earn the victory and improve to 9-4. She struck out 12 batters and tied Jessica Wides (2002-05) for the school record of 434 career strikeouts.
Georgetown enters the game having won its past three games, though its series with Notre Dame over the weekend was rained out.
Shikara Lowe leads the Hoyas with a .359 average and is fifth in the BIG EAST with 20 RBI's.
In the circle, Lauren O'Leary leads the team with 78.0 innings pitched and sports a 6-7 record. She has started 12 games this season.
Towson is 5-2 all-time against the Hoyas.