SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Lander softball team (17-7) begins a packed weekend with an in-state battle as the Bearcats face Converse (2-30) for a non-conference doubleheader at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.
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• Lander follows the trip to Spartanburg with Peach Belt Conference games at Columbus State on Saturday and Georgia Southwestern on Sunday.
• The Bearcats own their best record through 24 games since 2003.
• Lander is 6-1 this season against teams from the Palmetto State.
• Converse is in the midst of a 10-game losing streak.
• The Bearcats swept the Valkyries at Doug Spears Field in 2016.
• Junior Kelli McCormack went 5-for-6 in Lander's sweep of Newberry last Wednesday.
• Lander has dropped three of its last four games away from home.