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Doubleheader Preview: Softball vs. Southern Maine/Hamilton

Doubleheader Preview: Softball vs. Southern Maine/Hamilton

Softball vs. Southern Maine/Hamilton
Wednesday, March 22—9/11:30 a.m.
NTC Complex (Hancock Park 3)—Clermont, Fla.

The Beavers are 10-2 all-time against the Huskies in a series that dates back to 2004. The Green and White has won 10 straight games against Southern Maine although the teams have not played since 2009.

The Beavers are 4-0 all-time against the Continentals in a series that dates back to 2003. The Green and White defeated Hamilton 3-1 in 2015 and 5-4 in 2014.

Southern Maine (4-2) is riding a three-game winning streak after downing Hamilton, 9-6, on Tuesday afternoon. Senior Mary Caron is batting .348 with four extra-base hits, nine RBI and five runs scored, junior Courtney Davis is hitting .333 with two doubles and three RBI, and senior Shelby Obert enters the day with a .300 average to go along with two doubles, a triple and six runs batted in. First-year Amber Kelly is 1-1 with a 1.98 ERA in 17 innings, while junior Haeli Campbell is 2-0 with a 2.00 ERA in three relief appearances for the Huskies.

Hamilton (5-8) has won four of its last six games following a 9-6 loss to Southern Maine in the second of two contests on Tuesday afternoon. Senior Daphne Assimakopoulos is batting .457 with five doubles and seven RBI, first-year Sophia Cerreta is hitting .389 with a pair of doubles and four RBI, and senior Hannah Staab enters the day with a .382 average and leads the Continentals with nine runs scored and eight RBI. The Hamilton pitching staff has a team ERA of 4.55 and has issued 59 walks in 83.0 innings.

Babson (5-3) had its three-game winning streak snapped in an 8-0 loss to Hope in the second of two games on Tuesday. Sophomore Annie Quine is hitting .391 with three doubles, seven runs scored and four RBI, first-year Kayla Schinik is batting .348 with four runs scored and senior Leslie Moore checks in with a .308 average to go along with three extra-base hits, six runs scored and a team-high eight RBI. Junior Ali Reilly is 3-1 with a 1.11 ERA in five appearances, while first-year Brooke Stock has gone 2-2 with a 3.00 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 23.1 innings over four starts.

The Beavers have recorded 14 extra-base hits in their five wins this spring.