Fast Facts: Baylor softball to open Getterman Classice

Fast Facts: Baylor softball to open Getterman Classice
Posted at 11:34 PM, Feb 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-15 00:34:00-05

• No. 16/18 Baylor softball will make its first home appearance in the 2019 season at Getterman Stadium, hosting the 17th-annual Getterman Classic this weekend, Feb. 15-17.
• The tournament field features the Lady Bears along with Sam Houston State, Southern Miss and UT Arlington.
• All Baylor games will be streamed via Facebook Live (@BaylorSoftball) this weekend.
• The Getterman Classic will mark the 17th year of the annual tournament, hosted by Baylor University in Waco.
• The tournament is named after Ted and Sue Getterman, lifelong supporters of the program and instrumental benefactors to starting the Baylor softball program and funding the world-class Getterman Stadium, also carrying their namesake.
• Baylor has won the Getterman Classic title 11 times in the tournament's 16 years.
• Baylor's record in the Getterman Classic is 70-12 all-time against the field.
• Baylor is 18-0 in home openers under 19th-year head coach Glenn Moore[].
• Baylor faced two ranked opponents in the opening weekend for the first time since the 2010 season. 
• Last weekend, the Lady Bears posted a 4-1 victory over then-No. 9/9 South Carolina in the season opener and most recently posted a 4-1 road win at UTSA on Wednesday night.
• Baylor returns 13 letterwinners and seven position player starters from the 2018 squad that advanced to the program's eighth consecutive NCAA Regional.
• The Lady Bears add two transfers and a strong eight-member signing class to the 2019 roster.
• The Lady Bears have the fourth-longest tenured coaching staff in the country in head coach Glenn Moore [], associate head coach Mark Lumley[]and assistant coach Britni Sneed Newman.
• The trio has been coaching together at Baylor for 16 seasons.
• Baylor went 10-5 last season in home games.
• Baylor is 3-0 when the opponent scores two runs or less in 2019.
• Freshman Kassidy Krupit [] hit the team's first home run of the season against Liberty in the top of the seventh inning on Feb. 10, helping the Lady Bears top the Flames, 6-1, in Mexico.

• Baylor has five games on its schedule against teams ranked in the preseason Coaches Top 10 and 16 games vs. the Coaches Top 25. 
• Baylor is 1-1 against ranked opponents in 2019, going 4-8 against ranked foes last season. 
• Baylor will play 24 games against 12 programs that advanced to the 2018 NCAA Regionals, including WCWS participants Washington and Oklahoma. 
• Baylor was 3-1 when scoring first in 2019. 
• Baylor is 270-99 over the last 7 seasons, averaging over 38 wins per season since 2013. 
• BU was picked 3rd in the Big 12 preseason coaches poll behind Oklahoma and Texas. 

• Baylor is a combined 13-2 against Sam Houston State, UT Arlington and Southern Miss since 2011. 
• The last loss to any team in this weekend's field was a 4-3 decision in 10 innings at Sam Houston State on March 25, 2014. 
• Baylor faced Southern Miss at the Black and Gold Invite in Hattiesburg, Miss. 11th-ranked BU came away with a tight 3-2 victory after the team collected 11 hits. 
• Four Lady Bears had multi-hit games vs. USM, including Goose McGlaun[] (2-for-4, RBI), Carlee Wallace [] (2-for-2, SAC, BB), Maddison Kettler [] (2-for-4), and Nicky Dawson[] (2-for-3, RBI). 
• Regan Green [] worked the first 4.0 innings, allowing three hits and two runs, striking out one and walking two. Gia Rodoni[] pitched a perfect 3.0 innings to close the contest, striking out five and keeping the Golden Eagles completely shut down. 
• Baylor last faced Sam Houston State on March 21, 2017 with the Lady Bears coming away with a 4-1 victory at home. 
• Kelsee Selman was dominant in the circle, pitching 5.1 innings of shutout work with nine strikeouts and no walks on three hits. Goose McGlaun[] closed out the final 1.2 innings, earning her second career save and allowing the lone Bearkat run on a solo home run.