Mount Softball Travels to Delaware on Wednesday for Final Non-Conference Matchup of the Season

Mount Softball Travels to Delaware on Wednesday for Final Non-Conference Matchup of the Season

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (16-23-1) at DELAWARE (13-31)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 3:00 p.m. (DH)
UD Softball Stadium, Newark, Del.

LIVE STATS (Game 1) | LIVE STATS (Game 2)

MOUNT UPDATE:  The Mountaineers lost both ends of a Northeast Conference doubleheader at Central Connecticut on Sunday to fall to 16-23-1 overall and 6-8 in league play.  Despite outhitting the Blue Devils in each game, the Mount was held off the scoreboard in the twinbill.  Morgan Alisauckas leads the team with a .319 average while Lindsay Heinze is hitting .316.  Katie Olson leads the pitching staff with a 5-4 record and a 4.20 ERA in 24 appearances.

ABOUT THE BLUE HENS:  Delaware won two of three games in a three-game series at UNC-Wilmington over the weekend to improve to 13-31 overall and 5-13 in the Colonial Athletic Association.  Jordan Cargile leads the pitching staff with a 4.29 ERA in 109.1 innings of work.  Mariah Kondravy (.346, 11 2B, 7HR, 27 RBI) and Anna Steinmetz (.322, 11 2B, 7 HR, 33 RBI) lead Delaware's offense.

THE ALL-TIME SERIES:  The Mountaineers are 0-18 all-time against Delaware in the series that began in 1993.  The teams last met in 2016 with the Blue Hens posting 8-2 and 3-2 wins in a home doubleheader.  The Mount is 0-11 all-time on the road against Delaware.

TURNING TWO:  The Mount continues to lead NCAA Division I with 0.88 double plays per game this season.  The Mountaineers have turned 35 double plays in 40 games this season, including 12 in 14 Northeast Conference affairs.

UP NEXT:  The Mount closes out the regular season with a home doubleheader against Sacred Heart on Sunday, May 6.  The first game is slated to begin at noon.