Mount Softball Visits Coppin State on Tuesday for Doubleheader

Mount Softball Visits Coppin State on Tuesday for Doubleheader

Mount St. Mary's (18-23, 4-4 NEC) at Coppin State (5-24, 3-6 NEC)
Tuesday, April 17, 2019, 2:00 p.m. (DH)
Baltimore, Md./Coppin State Softball Complex


Mount St. Mary's heads to Coppin State for a mid-week doubleheader on Tuesday.  The Mount swept Coppin State in a doubleheader at home earlier this season.

MOUNT UPDATE: The Mount dropped both ends of a Northeast Conference doubleheader at LIU Brooklyn on Saturday.  The Mount lost the opening game, 6-3, before falling in the second game, 8-1.  Kaylee Stoner went 4-for-8 in the doubleheader, stretching her hit streak to nine games in the process.  LIU scored eight unearned runs in the two games.  Shelbee Holcomb leads the Mount with a .421 average while Stoner is second on the team with a .333 mark.  Katie Olson (3-3, 2.85 ERA) and Amanda Berkley (8-13, 3.23 ERA) lead the pitching staff.

ABOUT THE EAGLES:  Coppin State enters Tuesday's twinbill with a 5-24 overall record and a 3-6 mark in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.  The Eagles have lost five in a row, including a three-game MEAC series at Norfolk State over the weekend.  Megan Narvaez leads Coppin State with a .292 average while Cayla Brown is hitting .258.  Madison Didion is 4-12 with a 6.30 ERA and 69 strikeouts in 84.1 innings of work.

THE ALL-TIME SERIES VS. COPPIN STATE:  Mount St. Mary's holds a 36-5 lead in the all-time series with Coppin State that began in 1993.  The Mountaineers have won the past 14 matchups between the two teams, including a doubleheader sweep on March 26.  The Mount is 13-5 all-time on the road against Coppin State, and has won six in a row at the Coppin State Softball Complex.

FIRST MEETING THIS SEASON:  Mount St. Mary's scored 30 runs while belting out 27 hits in a doubleheader sweep of visiting Coppin State at Our Lady of the Meadows Field on campus on March 26.  The Mount erupted with a season-high 22 runs in a 22-4 victory in the opening game of the doubleheader.  In game two, the Mount posted an 8-0 victory in six innings.  Freshman Kaia Bonshock went 5-for-7 with two doubles, a home run and seven RBI in the two games while leading hitter Shelbee Holcomb went 5-for-7 with three runs scored and four RBI in the twinbill.  Click HERE for a full recap.

UP NEXT:  The Mount returns home to play Bryant on Friday, April 19, for a Northeast Conference doubleheader at 1:00 p.m.