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Games 13-17: Hatter Classic
Date: Friday, Mar. 2 - Sunday, Mar. 4, 2018
Location: DeLand, Fla.
Venue: Patricia Wilson Field
Live Stats: StatBroadcast
Video: HatterVision (Stetson Games Only)
Tournament Page: Hatter Classic
Friday, Mar. 2
vs. Bethune-Cookman - 1:30 p.m. CT / 2:30 p.m. ET
at Stetson - 6:00 p.m. CT / 7:00 p.m. ET
Saturday, Mar. 3
vs. Drexel - 1:30 p.m. CT / 2:30 p.m. ET
at Stetson - 6:00 p.m. CT / 7:00 p.m. ET
Sunday, Mar. 4
vs. Cornell - 11:00 a.m. CT / 12:00 p.m. ET
2017: 12-37, 2-19
Sarah Snell led the way offensively with a .429 batting average and a .545 on base percentage. Snell collected hits in each game, including an RBI double in the finale against Cleveland State. The sophomore drove in a pair of runs versus North Dakota, one via sacrifice fly. Snell reached base three times in the opener and was able to cross home plate in the contest. Lauren Powell recorded her best weekend this season tossing 14.1 innings and allowing just three unearned runs for a 1.47 ERA. Powell worked 8.0 innings in a 3-2 loss to Fort Wayne to open the weekend. The junior scattered seven hits and a walk while striking out two. Powell entered in relief during the final game against Cleveland State in the first inning. Powell managed to hold CSU to three hits and two walks over the final 6.1 innings.
Top Statistical Tigers (at least 1.5 Plate Appearances Per Game):
Avg.: Bri Vire - .276
Runs: Sarah Snell, Erica O'Kane - 5
Hits: Bri Vire, Erica O'Kane - 8
Doubles: Kasey Cox - 4
Triples: Kasey Cox - 1
Home Runs: Erica O'Kane - 2
RBI: Erica O'Kane - 5
Stolen Bases: Sarah Snell, Patton Akers - 3
Walks: Sarah Snell - 5
On Base Percentage - Megan Huppee - .360
ERA: Lauren Powell - 5.80
Innings Pitched: Lauren Powell - 41.0
Strikeouts: Lauren Powell - 32
2017 Record: 24-33,11-4 (MEAC)
B-CU is led by Ryan Jackson and Kailey Richard at the plate. Jackson has provided the pop for the Wildcats with five doubles, a triple and four home runs as she is batting .333 with 15 hits. Jackson has scored nine times, driven in 10, while earning five walks and has been hit four times for a .444 on base percentage. Richard is batting .293 (12-for-41) with seven runs, four RBI and has amassed a .420 OBP behind eight walks. Richard finished the past weekend with five hits in 14 at bats with two doubles against the likes of Tennessee, Oregon State, Long Beach State, Missouri and San Diego State. The Wildcats have spread the innings amongst three pitchers to start the season. Destiny Enriquez has worked 34.2 innings and has struck out 20 batters while posting a 1-4 record with a save and a 5.25 ERA. Victoria Guzman is 2-4 with a save and a 4.53 ERA while punching out 23 batters in 34.0 innings. Alexis Bermudez has pitched in 23.2 innings and is 1-2 with a team low, 2.07 ERA.
2017 Record: 26-21, 4-14 (Atlantic Sun)
Stetson is batting .309 as a team with 25 stolen bases on the season. Ashley Smith and Kasey Fava top the Hatters with seven swipes a piece. Smith leads the team with a .465 batting average (20-for-43) with 10 runs, six doubles, two triples, a home run and 11 RBI. Fava is just behind batting .400 (14-for-35) with a double and nine runs scored. In the circle, Tori Perkins and Jaime Tino have handled the majority of duty tossing 69.1 of the 78.0 innings pitched. Perkins is 2-4 with a 2.31 ERA, while Tino has amassed a 4-2 record with a 2.76 ERA. Tino has fanned 33 batters in 33.0 innings and is holding opponents to a .236 average.
2017 Record: 19-30, 4-16 (Colonial Athletic)
The Dragons popped five home runs in their opening weekend. Taylor Lee led the team with two, driving in six runners. Hannah Walker also sent one over the fencing as she led Drexel with five hits in 11 at bats for a .455 average. Kristi DiMeo followed Walker at .333 with a double a dinger and five RBI. Linda Rush matched Lee in runs batted in with six as she belted a round tripper and two doubles. In the circle, Devon Grippe worked 12.2 innings and posted a 4.97 ERA while going 0-1 on the weekend. Brooklyn Daly tossed 9.2 innings and held opponents to a .242 average while earning a 5.07 ERA.
2017 Record: 13-28-1, 6-14 (Ivy)
Cornell returns 10 of their top 11 hitters from a last year’s team that batted .282 as a team with 68 doubles and 24 home runs. Megan Murray tops the Big Red attack, batting .343 with 49 hits, 12 doubles, two home runs, 25 runs and 20 RBI. Sarah Murray followed at .315 with four doubles and 14 runs. Cornell sported two other hitters over .300 in Madeline Avery and Olivia Lam. Avery hit .310 on 39 hits with 11 doubles, four home runs and 17 RBI, while Lam batted .302 with 13 runs and 20 RBI. The power production for the Big Red came from Bridgette Rooney who belted 10 home runs, seven doubles and 30 RBI while batting .272. Cornell returns all four pitchers from a year ago. Lisa Nelson finished 5-7 with a 4.76 ERA in 97.0 innings, while recording 55 strikeouts. Maddie Orcutt matched Nelson in wins at 5-10, but topped her teammate with a 4.37 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 83.1 innings. Katie Lew went 2-8 in 2017 with one save, a 6.19 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 74.2 innings.