Weekly Recap 3-30
Softball 12-2 for year, Lange HCAC Player of the Week
By Ben Risinger, SID
softball team (12-2, 2-0 HCAC) find themselves on a seven game win streak and currently
lead the Heartland Conference. After a week off due to bad weather the Beavers came
back last week with two doubleheader sweeps against
5-0, 5-1 and Hanover 3-2, 4-1. Junior
Lange currently leads the team in hitting with a .513 batting average. She leads
the Beavers in runs (15), hits (20), doubles (4), a single triple, two home runs and
RBI's with nine for the season.
Junior Mandy Snider (Wapakoneta/Wapakoneta) posts a .308 batting average and sophomore Kate Barringer (Dayton/Chaminade-Julienne) is hitting .300 to round off the offensive leaders for Bluffton.
Sophomore pitcher Sarah Betts (Bryan/Bryan) leads the Beavers pitching corps with a 0.37 ERA and a 11-1 record
from the mound for the season. Betts pitched her third no-hitter of the year in the
first game against
. For the season she has struck out 107 batters in 76.2 innings pitched, giving up
only 26 hits, 12 walks and nine runs. She leads the Heartland Conference in ERA, opposing
batting average, innings pitched, strikeouts, strikeouts looking and total wins.
As a team, the Beavers post a .247 batting average and .310 slugging percentage. Bluffton posts 28 errors defensively for a .926 fielding percentage.