GW Softball Welcomes Back Mount St. Mary's on Tuesday
Teams to Meet in Doubleheader Following Sunday's 2-2 Tie at Colonials Tournament
March 10, 2014
GW (4-14-1) is coming off a successful weekend at the Colonials Tournament, going 3-1-1 with wins over Binghamton, Howard and Wagner and a 2-2 tie against Mount St. Mary's. Freshman Mary Wiley, who was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Monday, hit a team-high .500 (8-for-16) with two doubles and four RBIs on the weekend, while freshman Megan Linn hit .353 (6-for-17) with five RBIs and six runs scored.
Wiley (.348) and Linn (.333) are GW's top two hitters on the season. Linn also leads the Colonials with 11 RBIs and 14 runs scored, and Wiley has a team-high seven walks and .444 on-base percentage.
Mount St. Mary's (6-7-1) went 0-2-1 at the Colonials Tournament, falling to Binghamton twice and tying GW. Jessica Greenwald leads the Mount with a .295 average, while Rachel Gavigan and Rachel Heinze are tops with five RBIs apiece. Nicole Pagano has posted a stellar 1.17 ERA with 70 strikeouts in 54.0 innings of work.
GW is 10-7-1 all-time against Mount St. Mary's following Sunday's draw, including 6-0-1 over the last three seasons. Rico is 2-0 with a 0.37 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 19 career innings against the Mount.