GW Softball Hosts Doubleheader with Hampton on Tuesday
March 19, 2012
The Colonials (7-16) welcome the Lady Pirates (11-15) to
GW is coming off a 3-4 week after hosting Mount St. Mary’s in a doubleheader last Tuesday and participating in the James Madison Days Inn Invitational this past weekend. In the Colonials’ sweep of the Mount, senior pitcher Kara Clauss threw just the second no-hitter in GW softball history to lift her squad to a Game 1 victory. In 22 batters faced, Clauss struck out four and walked none as she registered her third shutout of the season.
At the JMU Invitational, the Colonials split action with the host Dukes, dropping the first game, 5-4, and winning the second, 4-2. The Buff and Blue also fell to
Sophomore Chelsea Lenhart and junior Autumn Taylor paced the Colonials, as the two combined for 10 hits, eight runs, five RBIs and three home runs over the five contests.
Junior Nina Ferguson leads the Lady Pirates in several categories, including hits (22), RBIs (14), doubles (5) and total bases (27).