ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University softball team continues its road stretch on Wednesday when they'll take on Blackburn in its first conference outings. First-pitch at 4 p.m.
Fontbonne (1-10) at Blackburn (3-7)
When: March 20th, 2019
Where: Blackburn, Ill.
Time: 4 & 6 p.m.
Game 1 Video: HERE
Game 2 Video: HERE
A Look At The Griffins
- The Griffins earned a split in its last time out after falling 1-0 (10 inn.) in game one against Hanover, but responding with an 11-5 win in game two.
- On the rubber, Diamond Thomas picked up her first win on the year after allowing five runs (four earned) in her complete game outing.
- At the dish, Abby Richmond went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a season-high three RBI.
- Emelia Modglin and Lexi Becker had two RBI each, while Thomas extended her hitting streak out to seven.
- On the season, the Griffins are batting .216 as a team.
- Thomas leads them overall with a .382 clip, to go along with her 13 hits, one double, two triples, and five stolen bases.
- Maddy Strickland owns a .286 average, while Lexi Becker is hitting .269 and leads them in the RBI department with four.
- Inside the circle, the staff has compiled a 4.85 ERA. Thomas is 1-4 with a 3.66 ERA, while Becker has a 4.94 ERA of her own.
A Look At The Blackburn Beavers
- After starting the season 3-1, the Beavers have dropped its last six.
- On the year, the Beavers own a .279 batting average and they're led by Megan Moseley's .433 clip.
- Tessa Beckham is hitting .409, while Halle Fransen (.357) and Baylee Hughes (.343) are each hitting over .340. Abby Frerichs has brought home a team-high eight RBI.
- On the rubber, the staff has an ERA of 5.28.
- Kaitlyn Wade is 2-2 thus far, while Tessa Beckham has struck out a team-high 35 hitters.
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