Loggers welcome Wildcats for 4-game series

Loggers welcome Wildcats for 4-game series

TACOMA, Washington – The Puget Sound softball team is set to host Linfield in a four-game Northwest Conference series. The two teams will play doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday. 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Linfield

 WHEN  

 Saturday, April 8, 12 p.m. (DH)  

 WHERE

 Logger Softball Field | Tacoma, Wash. 

 LIVE

 Game 1 Stats I Game 2 Stats

 SOCIAL MEDIA 

 Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Linfield

 WHEN  

 Sunday, April 9, 12 p.m. (DH) 

 WHERE

 Logger Softball Field | Tacoma, Wash. 

 LIVE

 Game 1 Stats I Game 2 Stats I Video

 SOCIAL MEDIA 

 Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Puget Sound's last weekend

The Loggers (11-18, 4-14 NWC) traveled to Spokane to take on NWC-leading Whitworth for a four-game series. Puget Sound fell in all four games, including getting edged, 7-6, in a walk-off in the final game on Sunday. Jaci Young hit a 3-run home run in the game.

Logger leaders

Jessica Gott leads the squad with a .370 batting average. The junior has nine doubles, a triple, and three home runs, while recording 21 runs batted in. Jenna Llamas (.350) and Kristi Nagamine (.325) both hit above .300 as well. Jessica Gott, Erica Gott, Haley Gray, Jaci Young, and Kaitlyn Webster have all hit home runs for the Loggers, with Young leading the way with four. She is also tied for second on the squad with 15 RBI. Nagamine and Erica Gott each have 15 runs batted in as well. Jaci Young (4-7) leads the Loggers with a 3.93 ERA in the circle. She has struck out 33 batters in 73.0 innings pitched. Erica Gott (4-7) has a 5.36 earned run average, with 32 strikeouts in 64.0 IP.

Scouting the Wildcats (24-6, 13-5 NWC)

Linfield College most recently took two games from Willamette, after splitting a four-game series with Pacific Lutheran. The team hits .321 as a team, led by Cheyenne Fletcher with a .475 average. Fletcher also has a team-high seven home runs and 27 runs batted in. Danielle Duman has six homers and 19 RBI, while Emily Allen has hit five dingers with 26 RBI recorded. Shelby Saylors (11-3) has a 2.03 ERA, with 60 strikeouts in 100.0 innings pitched. Brooke Chapman (9-2) has a 2.04 earned run average. She has recorded 32 strikeouts in 72.0 IP.

Student-Athlete of the Week

Jessica Gott earned the NWC Player of the Week for her play against Pacific. She hit .583 in the three games, including a three-run home run in extra innings which proved the difference in the first game of the series. Jaci Young was named the Northwest Conference Pitcher of the Week after throwing 12 scoreless innings, including a complete game shutout, to open the season. 

Under the sun

The Loggers went 4-1 in Arizona during Spring Break, scoring 40 runs in five games. This was not the first time the Loggers had success in the hot weather this year. Puget Sound opened the 2017 season with a six-game trip to Southern California. The team split double headers with Pomona-Pitzer, Chapman, and Occidental.

Follow the Loggers on Instagram | @PSloggers

Follow the Loggers on Twitter | @PSloggers

Like the Loggers on Facebook | Facebook.com/PSloggers