TUESDAY, APRIL 23 // 3:00 PM // 5:00 pm
BOSTON – Suffolk softball enters the final week of the regular season with a handful more of games to play with Albertus Magnus first up Tuesday, April 23. The Falcons head to East Boston Memorial Park for a conference double feature, which is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
Suffolk softball enters the final week of the regular season with a handful more of games to play with Albertus Magnus first up Tuesday, April 23. The Falcons head to East Boston Memorial Park for a conference double feature, which is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.
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WHERE WE STAND
With eight conference contests under its belt, Suffolk sits third in the GNAC North Division behind Emmanuel (10-1) and Saint Joseph's (Maine (8-2).
Suffolk brings a 16-13 overall record and 6-2 league ledger into the week.
The Rams' offense has been pushed by Caitlin Murphy and Jaclyn Flint this season as the pair both hits above .400. Murphy, holds a slash line of .438/.521/.537, with 35 hits, 11 RBI and 22 runs scored with 18 stolen bases. Flint, meanwhile, is batting .429 with a team-best numbers in hits (38) and RBI (23) to go along with 16 runs scored.
In the circle, Kennedy Reyes has proven to be the blue-and-gold's ace. The freshman twirler brings in a 3.11 ERA over 63.0 innings of work with 37 strikeouts. Hanna DelCervo (5.21 ERA, 30 K, 49.2 IP) and Constance Phelan (5.58 ERA, 27 K, 47.2 IP) are also in the Rams' rotation on the rubber.
Albertus Magnus, who is in the South Division of the conference, heads into Tuesday's tangle 13-15 on the year and 2-8 against league foes.
The Falcons rely heavily on Jess Stettinger's bat as the freshman catcher has knocked 41 hits on a .410 connection rate to bring in 28 runs and score 29. Aubrey DeFoe and Kayla Resto, who are hitting .368 and .338, respectively, have each added 25 hits to Albertus Magnus' offense.
Albertus Magnus' staff has combined for an ERA of 4.56 with Anderson leading the way. The junior has put together a 3.48 ERA over 68.1 innings of work with 52 strikeouts. Erin Dighello has also punched out 52 batters in 65.0 frames and holds an ERA of 5.06.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Suffolk swept Albertus Magnus last season with an extra-inning walk-off win and a run-rule decision to take a 20-game lead in the all-time series, 35-15.
- The Rams have won six straight outings versus the Falcons.
- In Jaclyn Davis' guidance, Suffolk boasts an 11-3 record against Albertus Magnus.
WHAT'S TO COME?
Suffolk has a hectic end to the regular season with three doubleheaders over three days starting Thursday, April 25 at Anna Maria. A pit stop home follows the next day, Friday, April 26 versus Johnson & Wales before things wrap up at Saint Joseph's (Maine), Saturday, April 27.