Lions Travel to Pitt-Greensburg for Doubleheader Thursday

Lions Travel to Pitt-Greensburg for Doubleheader Thursday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend softball team will travel to Pitt-Greensburg on Thursday for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) doubleheader.

Schedule of Events/ Coverage
Thursday, April 18
Penn State Behrend vs. Pitt-Greensburg, 3 p.m. (Live Stats)
Penn State Behrend vs. Pitt-Greensburg, 5 p.m. (Live Stats)

Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions have a 19-9 overall record along with a 10-2 AMCC mark
* Behrend is coming off a conference split with Mt. Aloysius on Saturday
* The Lions won game one 3-2 in nine innings before falling 5-2 in the nightcap
* Mackenzie McIntire (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview) had three doubles last week against D'Youville
* McIntire is ranked fifth in NCAA Division III in doubles per game (.58) and 12th in doubles in a season (15)
* McIntire is three doubles away from breaking the Penn State Behrend single season doubles record held by Alexa Bupp (2017) with 17
*AJ Nichols (Pittsburgh, PA/Shaler) was named the AMCC Pitcher of the Week for her 21 strikeouts and 0.95 ERA against the Spartans and Mounties
* Nichols struck out 12 against Mt. Aloysius, breaking the 350 career strikeout boundary
* Nichols is ranked first in the AMCC with 83 strikeouts this season

Pitt-Greensburg News & Notes

* The Bobcats are 8-22 overall with a 4-8 conference record
* Pitt-Greensburg sits in sixth place overall in the AMCC
* The Bobcats are coming off two loses to Mt. Aloysius on Tuesday
* Pitt-Greensburg lost game one 3-2 in eight innings and fell again 7-1 in the nightcap
* Kayla Seidl led the team with four hits and one run
* Brittany Dunn and Tayjah White are leading the team with 13 RBIs a piece
* The Bobcats leading pitcher is Krista Bayus, who leads the team with 5.52 ERA and five wins on the season

Series History

* The Lions and Bobcats have a history dating back to 1999
* Behrend leads the overall series 36-6
* The Lions are on a three-game win streak after splitting with Pitt-Greensburg in 2017
* Behrend swept the Bobcats last season in two shutout games

Softball Schedule Change
April 16, 2019 Softball Schedule Change