SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara softball travels to Stanford Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the final nonconference action of the season.
Over the weekend, the Broncos took one of three at Pacific, with the one win coming behind a no-hitter from Aubree Kim. It was the fourth in program history and first since 2004, a five-inning perfect game by Jamie Forman-Lau. The previous seven-inning no hitter was also tossed by Forman-Lau in 2003.
Hannah Russel leads Santa Clara (7-35) with a .321 batting average and has five doubles to go along with 16 RBIs. Taylor Burns has a team-leading 20 RBIs and one home run with Ellie Fisher leading the Broncos with 22 runs scored and 16 stolen bases. Eleni Spirakis has scored 14 runs and driven in 15.
Kim leads Santa Clara in appearances (31), starts (22), complete games (10), innings pitched (129), and strikeouts (76) and has one shutout on the year. Micaela Vierra has tossed 80 2/3 innings with five complete games and a shutout.
Stanford (22-26) has lost 10 in a row , including a 6-0 loss to WCC foe Pacific. The Cardinal's last win was an 11-3 win over Saint Mary's on April 11.
Hannah Howell leads the team with a .342 batting average and has 17 RBIs and scored 24 runs. Whitney Burks is hitting .273 and leads Stanford with five home runs and 26 RBIs. Montana Dixon also has 26 RBIs and is hitting .324 with three home runs. Teaghan Cowels has scored a team-high 28 runs and is batting .335.
Maddy Dwyer has appeared in 28 games and made 19 starts with eight complete games and four shutouts. She has tossed a team-high 117 1/3 innings and also leads with 77 strikeouts. Carolyn Lee has tossed 81 innings and Kianna Pancino has thrown 70.
Tickets: Season or single-game tickets are available. Click here to purchase online or contact the ticket office in Leavey Center weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at (408) 554-4660 or [email protected]. Group discounts are also available through our ticket office sales and service consultants. Gates to the Santa Clara Softball Stadium, as well as its ticket booth, are open one hour prior to the start of the game.
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