Lions Take on Franciscan on Senior Day

Lions Take on Franciscan on Senior Day

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend softball team will take on Franciscan in the regular-season finale for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) doubleheader on Saturday at home.

Schedule of Events/ Coverage
Saturday, April 27
Penn State Behrend vs. Franciscan, 1 p.m. (Live Stats/Video)
Penn State Behrend vs. Franciscan, 3 p.m. (Live Stats/Video)

Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions have a 23-9 record overall with a 14-2 conference mark
* Behrend leads the AMCC, one game ahead of Mt. Aloysius
* The Lions are coming off a sweep over Hilbert on Wednesday
* Behrend won game one 13-5 followed by a 10-3 win
* The Lions hit seven home runs against the Hawks including two each by Katie Gozzard (Pittsburgh, PA/Deer Lakes) and AJ Nichols (Pittsburgh, PA/Shaler)
* Nichols leads the AMCC in wins (13) and strikeouts (98) along with ranking second in RBIs (32) third in homeruns (3) and fifth in ERA (2.52)
* Senior Carson Hauser (Westfield, NY/Westfield Academy) is second in the conference in stolen bases with 21

Franciscan News & Notes

* The Barons are coming into the game with a 20-9 record overall and a 9-5 record in the AMCC
* Franciscan is currently ranked third in the conference, still battling for the playoffs
* The Barons are coming off two wins over La Roche on Wednesday
* Franciscan won 4-3 and 7-1 over the Redhawks
* Sophomore Allyson Weiss led the team with two hits and four RBIs
* Weiss is first in the AMCC in stolen bases (28), second in homeruns (6) and third in RBIs (31)
* Pitcher Sarah Keating is third in the conference in wins with 11 and ranked second with a 2.21 ERA

Series History

* The Lions and Barons have a series history dating back to the 2010 season
* Behrend has a commanding 18-0 lead over Franciscan
* The Lions have beat the Barons in less than seven innings in 12 out of the last 14 games

Softball Schedule Change
April 16, 2019 Softball Schedule Change