Virginia Hosts George Mason In Single Game Wednesday
April 26, 2016
|Virginia (18-30) vs. George Mason (22-20)|
|Date/Time||April 27, 2016 | 5 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | The Park|
|Coverage||| Live Audio|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia (18-30) softball team closes out the home portion of the schedule on Wednesday, hosting George Mason (22-20) in a single game at The Park. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.
Admission to all games is free. Fans who can’t be in attendance can keep up with all of the action through live stats and audio linked at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates on the team’s official Twitter account @UVASoftball.
The Cavaliers are coming off a series win over Georgia Tech this past weekend, marking the third ACC series win of the season for Virginia. The Cavaliers swept the Saturday doubleheader before dropping the Sunday finale in an 11-inning marathon on a walk-off home run by the Yellow Jackets.
Sophomore first baseman Danni Ingraham (Laguna Nigel, Calif.) was named the ACC Player of the Week by College Sports Madness for her performance in the five games. She hit .421 for the week with two home runs, five RBI and four runs scored.
Junior catcher Katie Park (Scottsdale, Ariz.) leads the Cavalier offense with a .309 batting average, seven home runs and 36 RBI. She has scored 20 runs this season. Pacing the scoring is junior Iyana Hughes (Manteca, Calif.) with 30 runs scored and going 15-of-16 in steal attempts. At the top of the lineup, Allie Arneson (Aledo, Texas) has drawn a team-high 25 walks with only 16 strikeouts this season.
Erika Osherow (Darien, Conn.) leads the squad in the circle with a 13-19 record through 200.1 innings of work and 39 appearances. She has struck out 118 batters and walked only 48 this season with a 2.90 ERA.
Casey Price leads the Patriot offense with a .336 batting average to go along with 24 RBI, 24 runs scored and a home run. She is also 8-for-9 in steal attempts. The Patriots hit .266 as a team with six home runs and 145 RBI.
Marina Vitalich leads the squad in the circle with a 14-8 record and a 1.63 ERA through 129.0 innings of work. She has struck out 154 batters and walked only 20 on the season.