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Softball at Blackburn Preview

Softball at Blackburn Preview

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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