Softball Has First Midweek Game Against Bucknell Tuesday

Softball Has First Midweek Game Against Bucknell Tuesday

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara softball plays its first midweek game of the year against Bucknell Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at San Jose State.

The Broncos topped Weber State and Northern Kentucky over the weekend to earn a split in the Silicon Valley Classic II.


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Santa Clara (4-12) has scored 46 runs on the season on 19 doubles, three triples, and three home runs.

Sammy Needham leads the team with a .465 batting average,  a .558 on-base percentage, and eight doubles. She has added eight runs scored and eight RBIs as well. Regan Dias is hitting .415 with a team-high 11 nine RBIs and 11 runs scored while Eleni Spirakis is batting .327 and leads the team with 12 runs scored. Spirakis has added five doubles, a triple, and a home run.

Lauren Anderson has thrown a team-high 48 1/3 innings in 12 games, including nine starts with two complete games and a save. Regan Dias has tossed 26 innings in seven games and has made four starts with a complete game. Lauren Schiek has pitched 18 innings with Aubree Kim adding 15 1/3.

Bucknell (6-10) has been outscored on the year 64-58 while hitting 27 doubles, three triples, and seven home runs. The Bison have a 3.09 team ERA with 68 strikeouts in 102 innings.

Taylor Wolfgang leads Bucknell with 12 RBIs and seven doubles and is hitting .295. Lauren Hadley has smacked a team-high three home runs and has scored eight runs. Allyse Volpe is hitting .326 and leads the team with 10 runs scored and Jess Hom has a team-best .344 batting average.

Raeanne Geffert leads the team with 56 2/3 innings pitched and 48 strikeouts. She has made nine starts and 12 appearances with seven complete games and one shutout while posting a 3.09 ERA. Lauren Lichtenwalner has thrown 33 1/3 innings with a 3.36 ERA and Violet Matlock has a team-low 2.33 ERA in 12 innings.

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 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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