Softball Travels to Penn State Altoona for AMCC Matchup

Softball Travels to Penn State Altoona for AMCC Matchup

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend softball team will travel to Altoona, PA to take on Penn State Altoona in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Game of the Week on Saturday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Schedule of Events/ Coverage
Saturday, March 30
Penn State Behrend vs. Penn State Altoona, 11 a.m. (Video/ Live Stats)
Penn State Behrend vs. Penn State Altoona, 1 p.m. (Video/ Live Stats)

Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions are 9-6 overall with a 2-0 conference record
* Behrend started off the AMCC play against Pitt-Bradford on Wednesday
* The Lions took game one, 9-2 and game two, 11-3
* Carson Hauser (Westfield, NY/Westfield Academy) had her second homerun of the season in game one, finishing with four hits, two runs, and two RBI's
* AJ Nichols (Pittsburgh, PA/Shaler) pitched the entire first game, registering 10 strikeouts
* In the nightcap, Marissa Torretti (DuBois, PA/DuBois) went 3-for-4, finishing the game with three runs
* Three Lions are in the top five in the AMCC in RBI's (Nichols, Hauser, Mackenzie McIntire (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview)
* Nichols lead the AMCC with six wins in the circle

Penn State Altoona News & Notes

* The Altoona Lions are coming into the game with an 8-6 overall record and a 1-1 mark in the AMCC
* Altoona opened the conference season with a split against Pitt-Greensburg on Wednesday
* The Altoona Lions fell 4-3 in the first game and won 9-1 in the second
* Altoona lead the first game 3-1 for five innings before the Bobcats rallied in the sixth
* In game two, the Altoona Lions scored six runs in the first and three more in the second
* Abby Showers in ranked fourth in the AMCC with a .422 batting average
* Showers leads the team with 19 hits this season

Series History

* Behrend and Altoona have a series dating back to the 2001 season
* The Behrend Lions lead 26-13 overall
* Behrend swept the Altoona Lions during the 2018 season, winning two regular season-games and one in the first round of the AMCC Tournament
* Altoona last won 3-2 in a nine-inning game in 2017

Softball Schedule Change
April 16, 2019 Softball Schedule Change