Mount St. Mary's Softball Set to Visit Coppn State for Tuesday Doubleheader

Mount St. Mary's Softball Set to Visit Coppn State for Tuesday Doubleheader

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (14-23) at COPPIN STATE (5-32)
Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 3:00 p.m. (DH)
Baltimore, Md.


MOUNT UPDATE:  Mount St. Mary's dropped a pair of games to Northeast Conference leader Saint Francis U on Sunday to fall to 14-23 overall and 4-4 in the NEC.  Lindsay Heinze went 2-for-3 with a double and a solo home run in the Mount's 6-1 loss in the opening game.  The Mount was held to one hit in a 3-0 loss in the second game.  Rachel Heinze leads the Mount with a .382 average, 10 home runs, 29 RBI and 37 runs scored while Lindsay Heinze is hitting .357 with a team-high 10 doubles.  Sam Lichtner is 9-6 with a 3.50 ERA in 21 appearances (18 starts) to pace the pitching staff.

ABOUT COPPIN STATE: The Eagles enter Tuesday's matchup with a 5-32 record after falling in both games of a doubleheader against Drexel on April 13.  The Eagles are 3-6 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.  Cayla Brown leads the team with a .379 average, nine doubles, three home runs and 24 RBI while Cloe' Ochoa is hitting .320 on the year.  Madison Didion is 5-16 with a 6.66 ERA in 23 appearances (22 starts) in the circle.

THE ALL-TIME SERIES:  Mount St. Mary's swept a home doubleheader with Coppin State on March 29 to improve to 30-5 all-time against the Eagles.  The Mount is 9-4 on the road against the Eagles, including a sweep at Coppin State on March 16 last season.

FIRST MEETING:  Sam Lichtner tossed a complete game in the Mount's 4-1 win over Coppin State in the opening game of a doubleheader at the Mount's Our Lady of the Meadows Field on March 29.  The Mount scored five times in the bottom of the fifth to rally from a 6-3 deficit in an 8-7 win in game two.  Freshman Kaylee Stoner went 4-for-7 with a pair of doubles in the twinbill.

UP NEXT:  Mount St. Mary's heads on the road for a pair of key NEC matchups.  The Mount faces Wagner on Saturday for a 1:00 p.m. doubleheader before heading to Sacred Heart for a noon twinbill on Sunday.