Softball Travels to Christopher Newport Saturday

Softball Travels to Christopher Newport Saturday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend softball team travels to Newport News, Virginia to take on Christopher Newport in a non-conference doubleheader on Saturday.

Schedule of Events/ Coverage
Saturday, March 16
Penn State Behrend vs. Christopher Newport, 1 p.m. (Video)
Penn State Behrend vs. Christopher Newport, 3 p.m. (Video)

Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions started the season with a 6-4 record in the Sunkissed Games over spring break
* Senior AJ Nichols (Pittsburgh, PA / Shaler) is leading the team in hits and RBI's with 14 and 13 respectively
* Following Nichols in RBI's are Mackenzie McIntire (Stoneboro, PA / Lakeview) (7) and Carson Hauser (Westfield, NY / Westfield Academy) (6)
* On the pitching end, Nichols is tied for first in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) with four wins
* Nichols was also named the AMCC Player of the Week last week

Christopher Newport News & Notes

* The Captains have an overall record of 11-1
* Christopher Newport is coming off a 4-0 win over No. 13 Lynchburg
* The Captains were led by Patty Maye Ohanian with one home run and two RBI's
* The team's lone loss was the first game of the season against Emory & Henry, 5-4

Series History

* The Lions and Captains met one time during the 1995 season
* Christopher Newport defeated Behrend, 12-5