Lions Take on Mt. Aloysius in AMCC Game of the Week

Lions Take on Mt. Aloysius in AMCC Game of the Week

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend softball team will take on Mt. Aloysius on Saturday in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Game of the Week in a home doubleheader.

Schedule of Events/ Coverage
Saturday, April 13
Penn State Behrend vs. Mt. Aloysius, 1 p.m. (Live Stats/Video)
Penn State Behrend vs. Mt. Aloysius, 3 p.m. (Live Stats/Video)

Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions are 18-8 overall with a 9-1 conference mark
* Behrend is in first place, directly ahead of Mt. Aloysius who is 7-1 in the AMCC
* The Lions took on D'Youville on Wednesday, winning the first 9-1 before falling 5-4 in game two
* Mackenzie McIntire (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview) led the team with five hits on the day, including three doubles and one RBI
* McIntire is three doubles away from breaking the single season record, currently having 15
* AJ Nichols (Pittsburgh, PA/Shaler) hit her first homerun of the season in game one, tallying two RBIs
* Nichols is leading the AMCC on the pitching end in wins and strikeouts with 10 and 71 respectively
* Last week, senior Carson Hauser became the first player in program history to register 150 hits and 50 stolen bases
* Hauser is tied for second in the conference with 15 stolen bases this season

Mt. Aloysius News & Notes

* The Mounties are coming into the game with a 21-6 record overall and a 7-1 conference record
* Mt. Aloysius lone conference loss was to Hilbert on April 6, falling 7-5
* The Mounties are coming off a non-conference split with Juniata on Thursday
* Sophomore Lydia DeFazio led the team with five RBIs on the day along with a two-run homer in game two
* DeFazio leads the AMCC in batting average (.513), RBIs (38), and home runs (8)
* Pitcher Karlie Clark leads the conference with a 2.28 ERA  

Series History

* Behrend and Mt. Aloysius have a series history dating back to the 2003 season
* The Lions lead the overall series, 27-7
* Behrend was on a nine-game win streak before they fell to the Mounties once in the AMCC playoffs then again in the AMCC Championship game

Softball Schedule Change
April 16, 2019 Softball Schedule Change