NCAC Weekly Release (3-10-14) - Softball

NCAC Weekly Release (3-10-14) - Softball

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In a light week of NCAC Softball action, Kenyon got off to its best start in program history by posting a 10-1 record, including winning its first seven contests. Numerous conference teams will open up their 2014 season this week on spring break trips in Florida.

ALLEGHENY is in the midst of a two-week layoff, and will return to the diamond on Sunday, March 16 in Clermont, Florida with a split doubleheader against SUNY-Geneseo and Washington & Jefferson.

DENISON will open the 2014 season on Sunday, March 16th, on its spring break trip in Tucson, Arizona against Augsburg at 2:00 p.m.

DEPAUW was idle last week.

HIRAM will open the 2014 season on Monday, March 10th, on its spring break trip in Kissimmee, Florida against Marietta at 11:00 a.m.

KENYON is off to its best start in program history with a 10-1 record through the first week of the Gene Cusic Classic in Fort Myers, Florida. The Ladies opened the season with seven straight wins, tying the longest win streak in program history. The offense is churning out an average of 4.7 runs per game and batting .295. In the circle, pitchers Maddy Stark (Glenview, IL/Glenbrook South) and Sylvie Thomas (Seattle, WA/Holy Names Academy) own a combined 1.27 earned run average and have struck out 70 batters in 77 innings.

OBERLIN was idle last week.

OHIO WESLEYAN  will open the 2014 season on Monday, March 10th, on its spring break trip in Fort Myers, Florida against St. Joseph’s at 9:00 a.m.

WITTENBERG will open the 2014 season on Monday, March 10th, on its spring break trip in Clermont, Florida against Northwestern (MN) at 9:00 a.m.

WOOSTER dropped its first two contest of the 2014 season as the Fighting Scots kicked off their spring break trip to Florida. Junior catcher Paige Goldberg (Hawthorn Woods, IL/Lake Zurich) was a bright spot for Wooster on its first day of competition, going 3-for-5 with a walk in the two games. Wooster continues its spring break swing throughout the rest of this week.