Softball Preps for Weekend Series at Cleveland State
By Rachel Buck (@GBRachel)
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay softball team continues its swing of seven games on the road as it travels to Horizon League opponent for a three-game series starting on Friday afternoon.
The teams will play a single game on Friday at 2 p.m. followed by a doubleheader starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Live stats will be available on csuvikings.com.
Green Bay enters the weekend 16-9 overall and 3-2 in the Horizon League most recently dropping a pair of games at Wisconsin on Wednesday. Sophomore Marissa Michalkiewicz (Appleton, Wis.) leads the team hitting .366 with 30 hits, three triples and 26 RBI. Junior Hailey Mohrfeld (Menomonee Falls, Wis.) is hitting .365 with a team-leading 24 runs scored and four home runs, while senior Miranda Reinke (Milwaukee, Wis.) follows closely behind hitting .360 with eight doubles.
In the circle, junior Lauren Danner (Kaukauna, Wis.) has a 1.29 ERA and 3-1 record in 21.2 innings of work, while senior Ashley Nannemann (Burlington, Wis.) is 5-5 in 13 appearances with 10 starts with a 2.31 ERA.
The Vikings stand at 19-13 overall and 3-3 in the conference and have won nine of their last 12 games. Sophomore Katelind Phillips leasd CSU hitting .397 with 18 walks and .520 on-base percentage. Junior Cynthia Woodard averages .343 at the plate with a team-best 34 hits, nine doubles, five home runs, 21 runs scored and 19 RBI. Fielding a staff of two in the circle, sophomore Susan Knight has a 2.59 ERA with 73 strikeouts in 113.2 innings of work, while Sara Shields has a 3.02 ERA with 57 strikeouts in 58.0 innings.
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