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Softball Back in Action at LMU for WCC Showdown

Softball Back in Action at LMU for WCC Showdown

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara softball is back in action as the Broncos play a three-game West Coast Conference series at LMU this weekend. The Broncos and Lions play a doubleheader Saturday before finishing the series Sunday.

The Broncos took two of three from Pacific in the first WCC series of the year. In the decisive game three on April 11 the Broncos clubbed three home runs, including a grand slam by Gianetta France. The last time the Broncos hit three home runs in a game was exactly four years ago and they came against the same opponent. Santa Clara downed Pacific, 4-0, behind three homers in the second game of a doubleheader on April 11, 2012.

Series Info

Santa Clara (7-32, 2-1 WCC) at LMU (25-19, 3-3 WCC) | Smith Field

Saturday, April 23 | Noon and 2 p.m.

Sunday, April 24 | Noon

Video: TheW.tv

Live Stats: StatBroadcast

About Santa Clara
Casandra Padilla leads Santa Clara with a .291 batting average and is tied for the team-lead with 17 RBIs. She has smacked eight doubles and two home runs while scoring 15 runs.

Justine Garner is second in hitting with a .284 average and leads the Broncos with four home runs, nine doubles, and 17 runs scored. She is tied with Padilla with 17 RBIs.

Amanda Delfino has a team-high .373 on-base percentage behind a team-best 10 walks and six hit-by-pitch.

Micaela Vierra has appeared in 28 games and made 20 starts with 10 complete games and two shutouts. In a team-high 117 innings, Vierra has fanned 57.

McCall James has tossed 115 2/3 innings for the Broncos. She has appeared in 25 games and made 19 starts with nine complete games.

About LMU
LMU is hitting .310 as a team to lead the WCC. The Lions also lead the conference with 48 home runs, 90 doubles, and 223 runs scored.''

In the circle LMU has a 3.77 ERA in 293 1/3 innings.

Meghan Von Behren leads the WCC with a .440 batting average. She leads the Lions with 33 runs scored and has added 13 doubles, seven home runs, and 23 RBIs.

In a team-high 128 innings, Rachael Farrington has a 3.01 ERA and a 12-7 record. In 30 games, including 19 starts, she has tossed 11 complete games and two shutouts.

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