Logger softball ready for first home games of 2019

Logger softball ready for first home games of 2019

TACOMA, Washington – After opening the 2019 season with 13 consecutive road games, the Puget Sound softball team hosts Pacific for a four-game Northwest Conference series, March 9-10.

 WHO   Puget Sound vs. Pacific 
 WHEN   March 9-10 | 12 p.m. (DH) 
 WHERE   Tacoma, Wash.
 LIVE STATS   G1 | G2 | G3 | G4
 LIVE VIDEO  Sunday Games

 

Above average

Puget Sound enters this weekend with a .285 batting average, and six Loggers are hitting .300 or better. Noelle Kerr is hitting a team-best .429, followed by Abbi Wong at .406, and Kelsie Sullivan at .361. Marissa Oda is hitting .343, Hana DeGuzman .324, and Maddie Colombo carries a .306 batting average into the weekend.

 

Scoring – and saving – runs

Puget Sound freshman Kelsie Sullivan is tied with classmate Abbi Wong for the team lead in runs scored (7). Sullivan also leads the pitching staff with a 4.79 ERA.

 

The approach

Four Loggers have just as many – or more – walks than strikeouts. Maddie Colombo and Kaitlyn Webster have both drawn four walks to their three strikeouts. Noelle Kerr and Abbi Wong have both walked three times and struckout three times.

 

Extra extra

Maddie Colombo and Abbi Wong are tied for the team lead in extra-base hits with five, apiece. Colombo has four doubles and a triple, while Wong has four doubles and a home run.

 

Scouting Pacific (10-5, 4-0 NWC)

The Boxers began their NWC season with a four—game sweep over Willamette. Montana Vaught has a team-high four home runs this season, and Hailey Miller leads the team in RBI with 13. In the circle, the Boxers' 3.28 ERA ranks third in the NWC.